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The Seventh Annual Berkeley Spring Forum
on M&A and Governance

Hosted by Ethan Klingsberg of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and
Steven Davidoff Solomon of the Berkeley Center for Law and Business

Berkeley Spring Forum

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Conference Schedule

The conference agenda is below:

Day 1

March 4, 2021
9AM to Noon. All times Pacific
9:00 am
Dan Gallagher, CLO of Robinhood and former SEC Commissioner, in Conversation with Scott Kupor of Andreessen Horowitz
Speakers:
9:40 am
Delaware Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster in Conversation with Mary Eaton of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Speakers:
10:15 am
Break
10:25 am
Panel Discussion – How Have Pandemic Era Caselaw and Market Practice Changed M&A Agreements?
Speakers:
Steven Davidoff Solomon, Professor, University of California, Berkeley
10:55 am
Peter Gassner, Founder and CEO of Veeva, in Conversation with Brian Patterson of Gunderson Dettmer, on Being the First Public Company to Become a Public Benefit Corporation
Speakers:
11:20 am
Break
11:30 am
Panel Discussion – Should Your Company Convert to a Public Benefit Corporation?
Speakers:
12:00 pm
Closing

Day 2

March 5, 2021
9AM to Noon. All times Pacific
9:00 am
Speech by Commissioner Christine S. Wilson of the Federal Trade Commission
Speakers:
9:40 am
Panel Discussion on Emerging Antitrust Issues
Speakers:
10:20 am
Mitchell Baker, CEO of Mozilla Corporation and Chairwoman of Mozilla Foundation, in Conversation with Amelia Miazad of the Berkeley Center for Law and Business, on Platform Governance
10:55 am
Break
11:10 am
Panel Discussion on Emerging National Security Issues
Speakers:
11:55 am
Closing

Speakers

Berkeley Spring Forum

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