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“Battle of the Economic Experts VI: What Does the Future Hold?” Jenner & Block

On June 21, 2013, Partner Brian R. Boch moderated the panel discussion “Battle of the Economic Experts VI: What Does the Future Hold?” at Jenner & Block’s Chicago Conference Center.  Panelists included Richard A. Epstein, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law at New York University; Jaimi Goodfriend, University of Illinois’ Investment Banking Academy Director and Adjunct Lecturer at DePaul University; Gail MarksJarvis, Chicago Tribune financial columnist; Terry Savage, nationally recognized expert on personal finance, the economy and the markets; and Tom Goldblatt, Founder and Managing Director, Ravinia Capital.  The economic experts provided their perspectives on the turbulent and challenging economic landscape, including responding to these questions: Is the risk of a double-dip recession gone? Will the stock market continue its upward path? What does all of this mean for the transactional market?

Brian is a partner in the firm’s Corporate Department and a member of the Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity/Investment Funds and Securities practice groups.  He has a broad transactional practice focused primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, securities compliance and corporate governance.  He has represented clients across a wide array of industries, including the aerospace and defense, automotive, cybersecurity, financial services, information technology, manufacturing, real estate, shipbuilding and repair, and telecommunications industries.