Special Purpose Acquisition Companies Under SEC Scrutiny: Mitigating Potential Liability for Offering Participants

Mayer Brown

Please join us for the third webinar in our Banking & Financial Services Litigation webinar series.

This panel will discuss special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), including:

An overview of the SPAC market and the SPAC and de-SPAC transaction structure

  • The use of forecasts in connection with marketing the de-SPAC PIPE transaction
  • The availability of the PSLRA for public companies, like SPACs; comparison to IPOs; and recent SEC Staff statements
  • Cautionary language and diligence with respect to forecasts
  • Conflicts of interest in the context of SPAC transactions: SPAC board duties, diligence obligations, SEC Staff comments
  • Bringing claims for breach of fiduciary duty
  • Securities disclosure cases and proxy (14A) versus prospectus (S-4) standards
  • PIPE-related claims

CLE credit is pending.

For additional information or to register, please contact Shilpa Patel, spatel@mayerbrown.com or 312-701-8487.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
United States / Asia / Europe
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CDT
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. MDT
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. BST
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. CEST

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