The articles in this Symposium Issue of the University of Miami Law Review are based on presentations made by the authors at the First Annual Institute on Mergers and Acquisitions, sponsored by the University of Miami School of Law on February 6-7, 1997. The Institute was Co-Chaired by Harvey Goldman of Steel, Hector and Davis LLP, Miami, Florida and Dennis S. Hersch, the head of the mergers and acquisitions practice at Davis Polk & Wardwell, New York. The speakers at the Institute included some of the leading lawyers, government officials, and judges working in the area of mergers and acquisitions.
Samuel C. Thompson Jr., Introduction to this Symposium and a Guide to Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions, 51 U. Miami L. Rev. 533 (1997).