August / September 1999

Riders on the merger storm

01 August 1999

Delegates found it hard to get to Chicago on June 10 and 11 for the ABA Section of Antitrust Advanced Merger and Acquisitions Counselling Workshop because the US was in the grip of two powerful forces. The storms raging over Chicago were dramatic enough, but so too was the scale of the continuing merger wave which kept many lawyers in client meetings and away from the conference. Maija Pesola battled the elements to be there