November 17 -18, 2022 Hybrid Event

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Practising Law Institute (PLI) is hosting its annual Pocket MBA 2022: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals program. Pocket MBA is PLI’s hallmark program for attorneys representing clients in the financial industry, but their background training is not primarily in accounting principles and financial concepts. This program

The fourth edition of Exempt and Hybrid Securities Offerings, which is a three-volume treatise, that provides comprehensive guidance on structuring exempt and hybrid securities offerings was recently published by the Practising Law Institute.

Updating the treatise (which was last updated in 2017) was a chore, given it is about 4,000 pages of content and

Well, What’s the Deal?

We updated our popular series and published a new compendium. It includes brief discussions in plain English on popular financing methodologies, securities law issues, and practice pointers. With over 170 pages of content, the compendium is available online now to print. See also the tab on the left.

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March 31 – April 1, 2022 Webinar
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Mayer Brown invites you to the Practising Law Institute’s Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2022 virtual conference.

Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2022 will cover the basics of private placements, resales of restricted securities, Section 4(a)(1-1/2) transactions and block trades. The program will

The environment for de-SPAC transactions has changed dramatically from just a year ago.  Redemptions by SPAC shareholders have risen substantially, SPAC PIPE investors have been less willing to hold illiquid securities and regulatory impediments have complicated transaction execution.  As a result, structuring a successful de-SPAC transaction requires increased willingness to adapt and be creative.  In

February 15, 2022 Webinar
12:00pm – 1:00pm EST
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SPAC transactions made headlines in 2021. Over 613 SPAC IPOs raised $162 billion, and 195 SPAC business combinations were completed with an aggregate value of $465 billion. SPACs continue to make headlines in 2022; however, the headlines are a little different. In the first

2021 US ECM Roundtable: SPACs at a Crossroads Webinar
November 17, 2021
12:30pm – 2:00pm EDT

Hosted by International Financing Review (IFR), the 2021 US ECM Roundtable brings together a panel of senior industry professionals to evaluate the current state of play within the market.

The Roundtable, SPACs at a Crossroads, will be moderated by

The special purpose acquisition company (“SPAC”) craze took the world by storm during 2020 and early 2021. SPACs continue to dominate the finance and business news cycles, with headlines of unicorns choosing to go public through this IPO-alternative. More recently, the future of the SPAC market has been called into question, as concerns have arisen