Byron Egan and Larry Glasgow to Speak at 17th Annual Mergers and Acquisitions Institute

October 7, 2021 | Attorney News



Jackson Walker partners Byron F. Egan and Larry E. Glasgow will deliver remarks at the 17th Annual Mergers and Acquisitions Institute, the nation’s premier private M&A conference, held October 7-8, 2021. In addition, Byron will host the 10th Annual Byron Egan Whiskey Tasting & Coffee Break.

Jackson Walker proudly served as an Institute Investor. For more information about the conference, visit the UT Law CLE website.

Welcoming Remarks

To kick off the conference on October 7, Institute Co-Chair Larry Glasgow will deliver opening remarks alongside fellow co-chair Wilson Chu (McDermott, Will & Emery LLP).

Larry E. Glasgow is a widely respected M&A attorney who represents acquirers and sellers in transactions ranging in size from mid-market to in excess of $1 billion. Larry is a sought-after speaker and a widely regarded thought leader in the M&A arena. He is dedicated to establishing and preserving best practices in M&A, and among his many industry activities, he co-founded the American Bar Association’s M&A Deal Points Studies and the M&A Market Trends Subcommittee. Larry has been consistently recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for M&A and corporate law. He has also been listed among the top rated lawyers in M&A and healthcare by The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel as well as for international M&A by Who’s Who Legal.

Deal Ethics

During the second day of the conference, Byron Egan will join David I. Albin (Finn Dixon & Herling LLP) and Scott B. Crofton (Sullivan & Cromwell LLP) for a presentation on ethical issues facing law firms representing multiple clients who regularly buy and sell companies. The presentation will discuss how far a firm can proceed in representing more than one potential buyer during an auction, and how a law firm protects itself when inadvertently representing a potential buyer and the seller in a transaction.

Byron EganByron F. Egan regularly handles business combinations of corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships, including mergers and acquisitions, purchases and sales of stock, and other equity interests, and sales and exchanges of assets. He also handles the related entity governance and structure issues. In 2020, Byron published the third edition of EGAN ON ENTITIES: Corporations, Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies in Texas, a treatise on the Texas Business Organizations Code. Byron is the only attorney to have received the Burton Award for Legal Achievement four times and is consistently recognized among the top corporate and M&A lawyers in Texas by a number of publications. Also, he was honored in 2019 as Chair Emeritus of the State Bar of Texas’ Choice, Governance & Acquisition of Entities Course, which he co-founded in 2002.