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When and Why Should a Board Require an Independent Fairness Opinion?

May 05, 2016

  

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Presented as part of the BDO KNOWLEDGE Webinar Series program, the "When and Why Should a Board Require an Independent Fairness Opinion” webinar will highlight that fairness opinions are a critical element in M&A transactions. Boards need to understand when and why they should require a fairness opinion from an advisor independent of the transaction to help them fulfill their fiduciary responsibilities and aid them in the event of a shareholder lawsuit.
Self-Study Course: 
If you missed the live webcast, you may access a CPE-worthy self-study course by clicking on the following link and entering as "BDO Clients & Invited Guests."

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Webinar Learning Objectives: 
  • Identify the types of transactions that may necessitate an independent fairness opinion. 
  • Understand the elements of a fairness opinion and the common valuation methods used.
  • Understand the role of fairness opinions in defending shareholder lawsuits.
  • Identify the value an independent fairness opinion provides to a board.

CPE Certificates: Continuing Professional Education credit is available for those who have registered for and participated for the entire webinar (including being logged in for the duration of the webinar and being responsive to ALL polling questions
 
Delivery: If you missed the live webcast, you may access the self-study course.
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 1 CPE credit in Specialized Knowledge and Applications
Program Level: Overview
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Webinar Handout Materials: When and Why Should a Board Require an Independent Fairness Opinion

Please note: CPE credit is not available for the podcast.