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17 April, 2017 | (01 hr)

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Our panelists with legal, corporate and governance perspectives will discuss prospects and uncertainties relating to the reform of federal tax laws and the impact on corporate decision-making and board processes, including capital markets and M&A transactions, capital structure, disclosure, governance and tax structuring. Hosted in collaboration with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. 


David Lopez

David Lopez
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

David Lopez’s practice focuses on representation of corporate clients in a wide range of corporate governance, public reporting, capital markets, finance, and liability management matters.

He has extensive experience with initial public offerings for domestic and foreign privat...Full Bio

James Langston

James Langston
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

James E. Langston’s practice focuses on public and private merger and acquisition transactions.

He also provides advice regarding governance matters and the fiduciary duties of officers and directors to corporations and their boards.

In 2016, Law360 named Jim one of its &ldq...Full Bio

Erika Nijenhuis

Erika Nijenhuis
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Erika Nijenhuis’ practice focuses on U.S. income tax, with an emphasis on financial products and international tax planning matters.

Ms. Nijenhuis regularly advises financial institutions and other domestic and foreign clients on issues relating to capital markets transactions,...Full Bio

Steven Barg

Steven Barg
Co-Head, M&A Shareholder Advisory
Goldman Sachs

Steven Barg is co-head of M&A Shareholder Advisory. Previously, Mr. Barg was head of M&A Capital Markets in New York. From 2012 to 2013, he was co-head of the Investment Banking Division in South East Asia and was based in Singapore. Prior to that, Mr. Barg was co-head of Asia Ex-Japan Eq...Full Bio

Douglas Chia

Douglas Chia (Moderator)
President, Soundboard Governance LLC
Fellow, Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance
ESG Center Fellow

Douglas (Doug) Chia is president of Soundboard Governance LLC, fellow at the Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance, and senior fellow for The Conference Board ESG Center. 

Chia previously served as executive director of the ESG Center. Before joining The Conference Board, C...Full Bio

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