Hot Topics in Business Law Business Law Institute CLE Friday, November 6, 2015 Hamline University, St. Paul Campus, Anderson Center, Room 111-112 Register Today Full Schedule 8:30 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast 8:50 a.m. Welcome and Introduction to the Business Law Institute Professor Jill Barclift Director, Business Law Institute Hamline University School of Law 8:55-10:10 a.m. Panel 1: Mergers & Acquisitions in the for-profit world This panel discusses the current climate for acquisitions, key issues due diligence, timing, and international safe harbor requirements. Bill Thornton, Shareholder and Chair of Larkin Hoffman’s Corporate Law Department Acronyms used in Mergers and Acquisitions Mary Merrill, Managing Director, Teneca Investment Banking Matt Johnson, Director of Business Development for Navico and Co-Founding Partner of Able Seedhouse Panel is moderated by Terri Krivosha Partner, Maslon and Adjunct Instructor at William Mitchell College of Law 1.25 Standard CLE Credit 10:20-11:35 a.m. Panel 2: Mergers and Acquisitions in the nonprofit world This panel examines unique issues for non-profits including mission match and governance, state and federal requirements, and donor impact. Judy Alnes, Executive Director, MAP for Non-Profits Mark Ritchie, former Minnesota Secretary of State and current CEO/President, Minnesota World’s Fair Bid Committee Jenn Urban, Urban Birken, Attorneys for Nonprofits J. Patrick Plunkett, Shareholder, Larkin Hoffman Panel is moderated by Kimberly Lowe, Shareholder, Fredrikson & Byron P.A. and an Adjunct at Hamline University School of Law. 1.25 Standard CLE Credit 11:35 to 11:45 a.m. - Box lunch distribution 11:45 a.m. Keynote Discussion: Creating a New Law School This discussion focuses on the pending combination of Hamline University School of Law with William Mitchell College of Law. This combination is conditional, in part, upon accreditation approval by the American Bar Association. Jean Holloway, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, CryoLife, Inc., former Dean of Hamline University School of Law Cathy Wassberg, Vice President and General Counsel for Hamline University Louis Ainsworth, Professor at William Mitchell College of Law and past Director of the Center for Law and Business Discussion is moderated by Jill Barclift, Professor and Director of the Business Law Institute at Hamline University School of Law. 1.0 Standard CLE Credit Minnesota CLE Event Code: 212054 Fees Full CLE 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 2 panels and keynote 3.0 CLE Credits $20 Full CLE 8:30 am. to 12:30 p.m. HUSL or WMCL alumni 3.0 CLE Credits $10 WEBCAST Full CLE 8:50 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 2 panels and keynote 3.0 CLE Credits $20 WEBCAST Full CLE 8:50 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. HUSL or WMCL alumni 3.0 CLE Credits $10 Law Students and HUSL and WMCL alumni 2014 & 2015 No Charge Add on Box Lunch $8.50 Questions? Please contact Donna (651‐523‐2535 or firstname.lastname@example.org).