Speakers: Anthony J. Diana Courtney C. T. Horrigan

Event Type: Webinar

Start Date/Time:
6 May 2015, 11:00 AM EDT
End Date/Time:
6 May 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

Addressing Cybersecurity and Information Governance in the Merger & Acquisition Arena

May 6, 2015 (11:00 a.m. ET// 4:00 p.m. GMT)

The regulators and the markets are expecting these businesses to understand the risks and ramifications of cyber breach to their operations and customers. The M&A purchaser’s challenge of assessing cyber risk is compounded because those risks are often not fully understood by the M&A seller and the target company. Thoughtful due diligence is crucial– and increasingly deal documents are specifically addressing cybersecurity issues.

In this session, we have an industry-leading team of M&A and information governance lawyers to lead a discussion of cybersecurity in the financial services M&A arena.

The panel will address:

  • Recent legal developments in cybersecurity
  • Recent and notable cyber breaches
  • Assessing and managing cyber breach in the M&A process
    • Due diligence considerations
    • Definitive documentation considerations
  • Challenges and risks (including cybersecurity risks) associated with post-closing integration of legacy technology and information governance systems. Developments in cyber breach insurance

Who should attend:

Legal counsel, compliance officers, risk managers / strategic planning personnel of banks and investment advisers are encouraged to attend.

Register here.