Thursday, April 8, 2021
9:00 AM – 1:45 PM

Cyberspace | Via Zoom

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2021 Corporate Deals Conference

The Boston Bar Association is excited to host its Corporate Deals Conference!

On Thursday, April 8th, corporate counsel working in law firms and in-house legal departments will host a virtual conference for practitioners and business leaders to share updates on capital raising, company restructuring in the wake of COVID, hot industries for investments and how the Biden Administration will impact M&A and investment activity. This conference will offer a unique opportunity for transactional lawyers, general counsel, and industry professionals to come together to learn, share ideas, and expand their professional networks.

9:00 AM – 9:25 AM
Live via Zoom Webinar

Fireside Chat with Chief Justice Seitz

9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Live via Zoom Webinar

Biden Administration: What’s Ahead

  • Moderator: Bobbie King – Senior Corporate Counsel, Securities and Transactions, Charles River Laboratories
  • Raquel Fox – Partner, Skadden,  Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates
  • Rich Matheny – Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP
  • Meghan Rissmiller – Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
Live via Zoom Webinar

Multitrack Exit Strategies: M&A, IPO, Direct Listing, SPAC, or All of the Above?

11:25 AM – 12:10 PM
Live via Zoom Webinar

Alternative Exit Strategies: The SPAC Is Back

12:20 PM – 1:05 PM
Live via Zoom Webinar

Impacts of COVID on M&A

  • Eric Carlson – Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP
  • Katya Daniel – Associate, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

1:15 PM – 1:45 PM
Live via Zoom Webinar

M&A Insurance Trends and Updates

Available to
attendees on April 8

CFIUS Issues in M&A and Venture Capital Transactions

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Alexander Aber
Partner, Co-Chair, Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group
Foley Hoag LLP


Edward Amer
Goodwin Procter LLP

Anderson Chang

Anderson Chang
Senior Counsel & Head of Legal – Europe
Indigo Ag, Inc.

Nevin Fox
Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP

Taylor Hart
Ropes & Gray LLP

Bobbie King
Senior Corporate Counsel, Securities and Transactions 
Charles River Laboratories

Laura Knoll

Karen Tepichin
General Counsel
Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc.

Albert Vanderlaan

Albert Vanderlaan
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP



  • Boston Bar Members: $225
  • Government/Legal Services Members: $175
  • In-House Members: $225


  • Standard Non-Member: $325
Not a BBA member? Contact us at to join today.

Discounted group rates available by request. Contact Ashley Young at for more information.

If you are interested in sponsoring the 2021 Corporate Deals Conference, please contact Maggie DeMoura at

Thank You To Our Top Level Sponsors
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Boston Bar educational programs are sponsored in part by the Joan B. DiCola Fund of the Boston Bar Foundation. This fund provides critical support for Boston Bar Association programs and initiatives that foster the education and professional development of lawyers. For more information on the BBF or this fund, please click here.

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