University of Texas School of Law
14th Annual
Mergers and Acquisitions Institute
America's Premier Private M&A Conference
Dallas Oct 4-5, 2018 The Ritz-Carlton
$845 Individual  |  $895 after Sep 26
EVENT SPONSORS
Bloomberg Law
Citi Private Bank
King & Spalding LLP
Matheson (Ireland)
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Wells Fargo
Wilmington Trust, N.A.
Woodruff Sawyer

INSTITUTE SPONSORS
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP 
Baker Botts L.L.P.
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Canada)
Calvetti Ferguson
CT Corporation
Foley Gardere
Fortis Advisors
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Houlihan Lokey
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Loyens & Loeff (Netherlands)
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Morrison & Foerster LLP
McMillan LLP (Canada)
Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C
Selman Munson & Lerner, P.C.
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Stephens Inc.
Stikeman Elliott LLP (Canada)
Thompson & Knight LLP
U.S. Bank Global Corporate Trust
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Winston & Strawn LLP

UT Law CLE

2018 Mergers and Acquisitions Institute

Program Features
UT Law’s Mergers and Acquisitions Institute has gained a reputation among deal lawyers, corporate development officers, investment bankers, private equity investors, and other legal and financial practitioners as the leading private M&A conference of its kind in the United States for the latest deal trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities in M&A.

The Institute offers a cutting-edge program, nationally-recognized speakers, and a great opportunity to network with leading U.S. and foreign M&A professionals. And new this year, attendees will also receive additional on-demand programming to ensure that they have the opportunity to earn their full three hours of ethics for the year.

The University of Texas School of Law - Mergers and Acquisitions Institute Endowment for Excellence in Law Scholarship: The Mergers and Acquisitions Institute is proud to announce the establishment of The University of Texas School of Law - Mergers and Acquisitions Institute Endowment for Excellence in Law Scholarship – a permanent endowment for the benefit of The University of Texas School of Law. Funds distributed from the endowment will be used to support students of high academic achievement who exhibit strong interest and potential in the field of mergers and acquisitions.

Gifts of all sizes are now being accepted through the registration process or at the Institute in October, and will be applied to the principal of the endowment. Please note that Gifts to The University of Texas are tax deductible as allowed by law, and The University of Texas is defined by the IRS as a 170C organization, a government-supported non-profit. All donors will receive a receipt from the University Development Office for their contribution. As with any decision involving your assets, we encourage you to seek the advice of professional counsel when considering a gift.

UT Law CLE

2018 Mergers and Acquisitions Institute

Faculty

Planning Committee

Wilson Chu—Co-Chair
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Dallas, TX
Larry E. Glasgow—Co-Chair
Foley Gardere
Dallas, TX
Deborah Salzberg—Director
The University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX
Elizabeth C. Brandon
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Dallas, TX
Richard E. Climan
Hogan Lovells US LLP
Menlo Park, CA
Samantha Hale Crispin
Baker Botts L.L.P.
Dallas, TX
Gemma L. Descoteaux
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
Dallas, TX
Byron F. Egan
Jackson Walker LLP
Dallas, TX
J. Holt Foster III
Thompson & Knight LLP
Dallas, TX
Tom D. Harris Jr.
Dallas, TX
Thomas W. Hughes
Winston & Strawn LLP
Dallas, TX
Jeff Jones
Stephens Inc.
Dallas, TX
Robert R. Kibby
Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C.
Dallas, TX
Robert B. Little
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Dallas, TX
Cookie F. Munson
SAM Holding Company, Inc. & Subsidiaries (SAM)
Austin, TX
Terry L. Orr
Grant Thornton LLP
Dallas, TX
Noelle M. Reed
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Houston, TX
David Rex
Prophet Equity
Southlake, TX
Christopher P. Rosa
Sabre Corporation
Southlake, TX
Cliff W. Vrielink
Sidley Austin LLP
Houston, TX

UT Law CLE

2018 Mergers and Acquisitions Institute

Credit Information

MCLE Credit

Texas
10.75 hrs  |  0.75 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
A Texas MCLE Reporting Form will be included in your course materials. Please complete and return to the registration desk and UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the State Bar of Texas, or you can self-report your credit directly to the State Bar of Texas at texasbar.com. A Certificate of Attendance will be provided at the conference to keep for your records.  
California
10.75 hrs  |  0.75 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. Self-report your CLE credit directly to the State Bar of California at calbar.ca.gov. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  
New Jersey
13.00 hrs  |  1.00 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
As The University of Texas School of Law is a State Bar of Texas approved MCLE provider (Sponsor #13), our courses are presumptively approved for MCLE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour, and in accordance with the Regulations of the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education. More information and details can be found at Regulation 2.01:4.

At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. Self-report your CLE credit directly to the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  
New York
12.50 hrs  |  0.50 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
As The University of Texas School of Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider (#1944), and the State Bar of California is a New York Approved Jurisdiction, our courses are approved for MCLE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour, and in accordance with the Program Rules and the Regulations and Guidelines of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board. More information and details can be found at Section 6 of the Regulations and Guidelines.

At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. Self-report your CLE credit directly to the New York State Bar Association. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  
Oklahoma – Expected
13.00 hrs  |  1.00 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the Oklahoma Bar Association within 30 days after the conference.
Pennsylvania
10.50 hrs  |  0.50 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. You will receive the Pennsylvania CLE Board Credit Request Form and approval documentation to self-report credit directly to the Pennsylvania CLE Board. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  
Other States
Note on Self-Reporting Your Credits in Another State
If you wish to satisfy MCLE or other professional education requirements in another state for a program offered by the University of Texas School of Law, please check with the state bar or other licensing authority in that state before taking the program to ensure it will qualify for self-reporting your credits.

Other Credit

TX Accounting CPE
12.50 hrs
Additional Information
The University of Texas School of Law (Provider #250) live conferences are presumptively approved by The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy for Texas Accounting CPE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour. Approved for general CPE credit only.

At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Accounting CPE Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. You will receive a Texas Accounting Certificate of Completion at the conference for your records. Self-report your CPE credit directly to TSBPA. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  

UT Law CLE

2018 Mergers and Acquisitions Institute

Key Dates

Dallas

  • Last day for Individual early registration: Sep 26, 2018
    Add $50 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for cancellation (full refund): Sep 28, 2018
  • Last day for cancellation (partial refund): Oct 1, 2018
    $50 processing fee applied

UT Law CLE

2018 Mergers and Acquisitions Institute

Hotel / Venue

Dallas

The Ritz-Carlton

2121 McKinney Avenue
Dallas, TX
800.960.7082 (reservations)


UT Law CLE

2018 Mergers and Acquisitions Institute

Sponsors