Transatlantic SPACs: Navigating the Waters in the U.S. and U.K.
Presented by Armstrong Teasdale and the Association of Corporate Counsel -- Northeast Chapter
In 2020, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) raised approximately $80 billion—about as much as the last 10 years combined. Already in 2021, SPACs are poised to outpace those figures significantly. Join Armstrong Teasdale Partners John Sten and Joan Yu as they explore the pros and cons of SPACs from their respective corners of the world, including the key elements of a SPAC listing and the opportunities presented in the U.S. and U.K., as well as potential litigation and regulatory issues on the horizon.
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