Appraisal Litigation: Trends, Developments, and Best Practices for Companies
Recording Available: Thursday, May 13, 2021
Over the past years, several court rulings have successfully shaped and influenced the appraisal litigation landscape, which resulted in a dramatic decline in both the number of business appraisal petitions and case filings. 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 potential implication 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
- Notable Court Rulings
- Practical Litigation Tips and Strategies
- What Lies Ahead
The Brattle Group
Who Should Attend:
- Real Estate Appraisers
- Real Estate Brokers
- Investors and Shareholders
- Chief Financial Officers
- Land Planners
- Compliance Officers
- Legal Counsel
- Business Consultants
- Business Owners
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.
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Method of Presentation:
General knowledge of appraisal litigation
NY Category of CLE Credit:
Areas of Professional Practice
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