HELD: You are NOT indemnified!
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Length: 60 Minutes
You think you are indemnified for direct damages from your counterparty, but you probably are not. This session will cover what you need to know in both M&A and commercial transactions.
Jonathan Newton has almost 30 years of experience as a corporate lawyer representing clients in a broad range of transactional matters, including M&A, securities offerings and SEC reporting obligations. Jonathan regularly counsels C-suite executives and Board members on corporate governance and other advisory matters. He also has extensive experience with internal corporate restructurings, venture capital financings and joint ventures. In addition to his law practice, Jonathan served for 10 years as commissioner on the Finance Commission of Texas, which oversees banks, savings and loan institutions and consumer credit matters. He speaks Spanish fluently.
Jonathan spends a significant portion of his practice on energy-related transactions. He has extensive experience in complex cross-border and multi-jurisdictional transactions, including in both M&A and securities related transactions, as well as redomestication transactions.
Jonathan also represents clients in a variety of capital markets transactions, including registered and private offerings of debt and equity securities, convertible and straight debt offerings, secondary and follow-on equity offerings and Rule 144Aand Regulation S offerings, as well as tender offers, exchange offers and consent solicitations.
In addition to the energy industry, Jonathan’s client representations encompass companies and transactions in a variety of industries (information technology, medical devices, chemicals, among others) and includes the representation of both domestic and foreign companies.
Brandon Caire specializes in business litigation and arbitration in the industrial sector, including commercial, real estate, employment, and business tort disputes. His responsibilities have included managing cases, analyzing complex contractual provisions, directing written discovery, taking and defending depositions, drafting, filing, and arguing discovery and dispositive motions, preparing and presenting corporate and expert witnesses for deposition and trial, preparing pretrial and trial submissions, evaluating potential jurors, and examining witnesses at trial.
Mr. Ro-Trock has over 18 years of experience advising public company boards of directors and executives. Since joining Transocean 2014, he has led the company’s M&A and capital markets transactions, strategic joint ventures, emerging technology initiatives and complex litigation matters. Mr. Ro-Trock also advises on securities compliance and corporate governance matters and helps to lead Transocean’s Government Relations department. Mr. Ro-Trock earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas A&M University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law Center.