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Trends & Strategies For SPAC Litigation: Navigating the Evolving Legal Landscape of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies

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Trends & Strategies For SPAC Litigation: Navigating the Evolving Legal Landscape of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies

Presented by JAMS and the New York Law Journal

CLE Webinar Credit: 1.0 New York CLE Skills Credit

The last two years have ushered in an exponential rise in Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) transactions, and, subsequently, a surge in shareholder litigation and a consequent increase in post-merger redemptions by shareholders.

As SPAC litigation develops rapidly, what trends are driving the evolving laws around SPAC transactions? What interests are investors seeking to protect? What are the best forums for such litigation? How does SPAC litigation differ from IPOs?

Join this webcast where experts in SPAC litigation explore the defining trends, strategies, and best practices for mitigating litigation risk and protecting the interests of the SPACs, their founders and investors. You will learn:
  • The development of the law governing SPAC transactions
  • Mitigation strategies to avoid litigation in a SPAC transaction
  • How SPAC shareholder litigation is evolving.

Featured Speakers:

Introduction:
Andrew Denney | Bureau Chief, New York Law Journal

Moderator:
Hon. Marcy S. Friedman (Ret.) | Mediator, Arbitrator and Referee/Special Master, JAMS

Panelists:
  • Mark Lebovitch | Partner, Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
  • Susan L. Saltzstein | Partner, Securities Litigation & Complex Litigation and Trials, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Featured People

Hon. Marcy Friedman (Ret.)
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