Publications & Presentations
October 14, 2015
Polsinelli Shareholder Gemma Descoteaux will be speaking at the 11th Annual Mergers and Acquisitions Institute, The Premier Private M&A Conference. The conference examines the latest deal trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities in M&A, includes nationally and internationally recognized speakers, and provides invaluable networking opportunities to network with leading M&A lawyers and corporate development officers in Texas and the Southwest.

Gemma Descoteaux, Panelist on Joint Venture Governance and Business Opportunity Issues
October 15, 2015 | 3:00 PM

Gemma will be among the panelists discussing joint venture governance and business opportunity issues. The panel will examine alternatives for joint venture governance and the extent to which the joint ventures are obligated (by law or contract) to offer "business opportunities" to the joint venture or each other.

For more information or to register for this conference, click here.

Conference topics include:
  • How to navigate potential conflicts of interest among stakeholders in M&A transactions
  • How to take advantage of the new normal in Bottoms Up: Doing Opportunistic Deals in Today’s Energy Sector
  • Explore the complexities of joint venture governance and the obligation to offer business opportunities to the joint venture or each other
  • How to maximize seller leverage and take your asset from “ho-hum” to “must-have”
  • The latest updates on Outcome-Determinative Default Rules under Delaware, New York, and Texas Law