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Overview:

Important concerns and notable court rulings are continuously shaping the appraisal litigation landscape. Key issues that are expected to make a wide range of implications in this area of law include the rising appraisals in the Cayman Islands due to the recent Cayman court decisions under Section 238 of the Cayman Companies Act. However, with several cases still pending, additional changes and issues may continue to proliferate leaving ambiguities for companies and their counsel. Thus, they must keep themselves updated with the recent developments, policies, and risk mitigation strategies to overcome potential litigation challenges.

In a LIVE CLE Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the significant trends and developments in appraisal litigation. Speakers will also discuss the implications of these developments as well as the recent and pending court rulings to identify and provide best litigation practices crucial in mitigating litigation risks.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

  • Appraisal Litigation – A Legal Primer
  • Recent Trends and Developments
    • Legal Overview of Section 238
    • Appraisals from Delaware to Cayman Court
    • Implications of Cayman Island Appraisal Rights
  • Notable Court Rulings
  • Practical Litigation Tips and Strategies
  • What Lies Ahead

Credit:

Course Level:

Intermediate

 

Advance Preparation:

Print and review course materials

 

Method of Presentation:

Live Webcast

 

Prerequisite:

General knowledge of appraisal litigation

 

Course Code:

149214

 

NY Category of CLE Credit:

Areas of Professional Practice

 

Total Credits:

2.0 CLE

Speaker Panel:

Timothy McAnally, Principal
The Brattle Group

Mr. McAnally specializes in the financial analysis of merger and acquisition (M&A) disputes, firm valuation, and bankruptcy and solvency.

Mr. McAnally has consulted on valuation issues related to M&A disputes, appraisal actions, and breaches of fiduciary duty in the Delaware Court of Chancery, various state courts, and the Cayman Islands. He has also assessed solvency likelihood in “ability-to-pay” claims. Mr. McAnally’s case experience covers a wide range of industries including financial services, education, consumer products, health care, and telecommunications. He has worked with numerous high-profile financial experts and is experienced in all phases of legal proceedings, including deposition, mediation, arbitration, trial, and appeal.

Recent cases have involved analyzing valuations of target companies in M&A transactions, determining whether the economic evidence supported a claim to terminate a merger agreement under the Material Adverse Effect clause in a merger agreement, and determining the amount of a fine a company could afford to pay the US government for violating federal laws.

Paul Madden, Partner
Harneys

Paul Madden is a partner in our Cayman office and is co-head of our Mergers and Securities disputes team. He specialises in insolvency and commercial litigation, with a particular focus on shareholder appraisal litigation. His clientele includes hedge funds, insolvency practitioners, international financial institutions and directors.

Prior to joining us in 2015, Paul worked for A&L Goodbody and McCann FitzGerald. Paul has extensive shareholder appraisal litigation and liquidation experience. He also has significant experience advising financial institutions and shareholders in commercial disputes. Paul also has experience dealing with financial regulators in various jurisdictions.

Agenda:

Timothy McAnallyPrincipal

The Brattle Group

Paul Madden, Partner

Harneys

Date & Time:

Monday, August 23, 2021

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)

A recording will be available to view 24-48 hours after the live date.

Materials:

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Who Should Attend:

  • Real Estate Appraisers
  • Real Estate Brokers
  • Investors and Shareholders
  • CPAs
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Land Planners
  • Bankers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Legal Counsel
  • Business Consultants
  • Business Owners

SPEAKERS

Timothy McAnallyPrincipal
The Brattle Group
Paul MaddenPartner
Harneys

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