NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Jan 16, 2012) - With public merger & acquisition activity in flux during 2011, Practical Law Company (PLC), a provider of online practical know-how for law firms and law departments, will be hosting, "Year in Review: Public M&A Trends and Highlights from 2011," a free webinar addressing critical M&A developments from 2011 that affect corporate law department and law firm practices. The 30-minute webinar, which takes place January 26, 2012 at 1:00PM ET (10:00AM PT), will address noteworthy M&A developments and influential decisions from the Delaware courts. An interactive question and answer session will follow.
During the presentation, Tasha Hailey Hutchins, Editor, PLC Corporate & Securities, and Chris Lafferty, Head of Service, PLC What's Market, will discuss market trends, including the impact of the mid-year slowdown; unique transactions; the affect of the reemergence of private equity club deals; and the expanding M&A activity in the cloud computing and oil-and-gas industries. The presentation is based on data from "PLC What's Market," PLC's proprietary tool that allows users to, among other things, search summaries of public M&A deals and track trend information.
"PLC What's Market tool allows us to compare 2011's major public M&A deals side by side for a complete view of last year's market," says Lafferty. "During this webinar, we'll provide frontline lawyers with critical year-in-review intelligence that will inform their deal negotiations in the upcoming year."
Register for the free #PLCWebinar: http://bit.ly/w1qfun
About Practical Law Company: Formed in the UK in 1990 and in the US in 2009, Practical Law Company provides practical legal know-how to law firms, law departments and law schools. A leader in market intelligence, PLC offers online resources that help lawyers get up to speed quickly, practice more efficiently and spend more time on the work that matters most. Learn more at www.practicallaw.com or via Twitter http://twitter.com/practicallawUS.
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