Jim Morphy Co-chairs Corporate Law InstituteMarch 8-9, 2012
New Orleans, Louisiana
On March 8-9, Mr. Morphy co-chaired the 24th Annual Corporate Law Institute at Tulane University School of Law in New Orleans. Mr. Morphy moderated the panel, “M&A in 2012,” which examined trends in M&A practice and deal terms in 2012. Bill Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, delivered a keynote address at the program. In an interview with The Deal Pipeline, Mr. Morphy responded to a question regarding Mr. Ackman’s conclusion that the economy would be better off with more activist investors in the large-cap space.