James Walker speaks at PLI's "Ethical Traps for the M&A Practitioner" program

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January 11, 2019

RK&O partner James Walker spoke at PLI's program on "Mergers & Acquisitions 2019: Advanced Trends and Developments."  Mr. Walker's presentation was titled "Ethical Traps for the M&A Practitioner" and some of the topics discussed included:

  • Ethical duties to prospective M&A Clients
  • Understanding who is the client in M&A transactions
  • Candor with the client – the duty to disclose drafting or due diligence errors.
  • Candor with adversaries – ethical duties during negotiations
  • The Common Interest Doctrine: Ambac and Implications for M&A transactions

For more information on this program please click here.