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Gerald Stephen Backman

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Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Offerings, Venture Capital

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Licensed since 1963

  1. Mergers & Acquisitions: 34%
  2. Venture Capital: 33%
  3. Securities Offerings: 33%

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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

767 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY, 10153



NYCurrently registered 196303/13/2015

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Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Association of Corporate DirectorsMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Metropolitan Corporate Counsel“New Demands on Audit Committees in the Post-Enron Era,”2002
Corporate Governance Advisor“Audit Committees: A Preliminary Progress Report”,2001
Securities Regulation Law Journal, Volume 28, No. 1“The New Audit Committee Rules,”2000
Practising Law Institute 32nd Annual Institute on Securities Regulation“Securities Act Metaphysics in an Electronic World”,2000
Aspen Law & Business“Audit Committees: Regulation and Practice”,2000
The Corporate Governance Advisor“Audit Committees: Preparing for Regulation”,1999
The Corporate Governance Advisor“Forward-Looking Statements and Cautionary Language After the 1995 Reform Act: An Empirical Study”1997
Business Law Today (ABA)“From Disclosure to Registration”,1996
Metropolitan Corporate Counsel“SEC Advisory Committee Approves Report Recommending Company Registration,”1996
INSIGHTS“A Cure for Securities Act Metaphysics: Integrated Registration”1995


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolN/ALL.B - Bachelor of Laws1962
University of PennsylvaniaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1959

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