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A Dialogue with Nobel Laureate Eric Maskin:
Successful Negotiating and Financial Techniques for Dealmaking, Investment & Law

Thursday, October 09, 2014
8:30 – 10:30 A.M. (8:00 A.M. Registration)

Shearman & Sterling Conference Center, 599 Lexington Ave./E. 53rd St., New York

There is no fee to attend and continental breakfast will be served.
One hour of New York CLE credit will be provided*.

Agenda

The Directors Roundtable is conducting a worldwide series of events with Nobel Laureates in Economics. At this program, Laureate Eric Maskin of Harvard will make the Keynote Address on the application of economic techniques, including game theory, to issues like privatization of public assets and the provision of public goods and services. Professor Maskin will be joined in a Roundtable discussion with Distinguished Panelists from Merrill Lynch, Shearman & Sterling LLP, and the Directors Roundtable. They will provide valuable insights for Directors, C-Suite executives, and investors combining theory and practice for more successful results in challenging markets. The topics include investing strategies and negotiating M&A deals; contracts; legal settlements; wireless spectrum auctions; pricing; single buyers versus competitive bidding; and others.

A full-color transcript of these proceedings will be made available electronically to 500,000 leaders nationally and globally.

*This program has been approved for newly-admitted and experienced attorneys and attendees will receive approximately 1.0 New York Professional Practice credit and 1.0 California General credit

Distinguished Speakers

  • Keynote Speaker:
    • Prof. Eric Maskin, Professor of Economics, Nobel Laureate in Economics, Harvard University
  • Distinguished Panelists:
    • Ashvin Chhabra, Chief Investment Officer and Head of Investment Management and Guidance, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
    • John A. Marzulli, Jr., Partner and member of Shearman & Sterling LLP’s
      Mergers & Acquisitions Group
    • Jack Friedman (Moderator), Chairman, Directors Roundtable; Author of articles in The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s on Bonds, Limited Partnerships, and Legally Troubled Assets

Selected Biographies and Materials