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Market Trends in Corporate Transactions


This is a virtual event, accessible online and over the phone. Access instructions will be provided after registration.


This complimentary webinar is produced in connection with the latest Bloomberg Law Special Report.

This webinar will look at corporate transaction market evolution in 2019 using data and Bloomberg Law analysis. The speakers will cover an overview of key market trends, such as increased scrutiny on national security issues, and examine some drafting trends related to current events, including #MeToo and Brexit. Attendees will also hear from expert practitioners on how these and other trends and issues can affect deal structures and agreement terms across sectors.

Educational Objectives

• Gain insights into the latest trends in corporate transactions
• Learn how these trends are impacting specific industries
• Learn about evolving deal terms from the practitioners who are developing them
• Understand changes in deal structures in the current market

Who would benefit most from attending this program?

In-house and outside counsel working on corporate transactions

This webinar is made possible with the support of the following sponsors:


Preston Brewer
  • Legal Analyst, Corporate Transactions
  • Bloomberg Law

Preston Brewer is a Legal Analyst on Bloomberg Law’s Transactional team, with an emphasis on capital markets. Previously, he was an attorney-adviser with the SEC focusing on biotech IPOs. His law firm experience includes corporate and securities and debt trading. Preston has an LL.M. in securities and financial regulation from Georgetown, a JD from USC, and a BA from UC Santa Barbara.

Grace Maral Burnett
  • Legal Analyst, Corporate Transactions
  • Bloomberg Law

Grace Maral Burnett is a Legal Analyst on Bloomberg Law’s Transactional team, with a focus on M&A. Previously, she was an M&A lawyer at Turunc law firm in Istanbul, where her practice focused on inbound and outbound transactions and greenfield investment projects. At Turunc, she regularly advised multinationals and private equity funds on deals. Previously, Grace worked on business and employment disputes as an associate at Leftwich LLC. Grace received her JD and BA degrees from American University.

Anna T. Pinedo
  • Partner
  • Mayer Brown

Anna Pinedo is a partner in Mayer Brown’s New York office and a member of the Corporate & Securities practice. She concentrates her practice on securities and derivatives. Anna represents issuers, investment banks/financial intermediaries and investors in financing transactions, including public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities, as well as structured notes and other hybrid and structured products.

Lynda M. Twomey
  • Partner, Corporate
  • Fenwick & West LLP

Lynda Twomey represents private and public technology companies in the software, networking, Internet, IoT, data analytics, artificial intelligence and life science sectors and her practice is primarily focused on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, startup counseling and venture capital financing. Lynda has negotiated and completed hundreds of public and private mergers, divestitures, spin-offs and other strategic transactions and is recognized as a leading practitioner for technology company M&A.

Moderator: Diane Holt
  • Team Lead, Transactional Analysis
  • Bloomberg Law

Diane Holt is the Team Lead Bloomberg Law’s Transactional Analysis. Previously, she worked as transactional counsel for Enel, SpA, the Italian electric monopoly, in Rome, Italy; consultant to Central European regional operations in transition; manager of Central European Advisory Group, the regional legal and business consultancy; and associate at a large law firm in Washington D.C. A graduate of Wesleyan University, Diane earned her JD at the University of Michigan, and she speaks Spanish, Italian, Czech and French.

Continuing Education

1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE
Working understanding of corporate transactions
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