The Wife of Bath’s tale is one of the most well-known of Chaucer’s tales, beginning with a Prologue twice as long as the tale itself – tackling the meaning of power within male and female relationships in ways that are exaggerated, bawdy and can serve as a lens through which to examine the current development and path of the #MeToo movement. This panel’s experts will consider the potential consequences – often unintended – for organizations dealing with #MeToo issues, and discuss current organization responses to the movement, both legally and publicly.
As lawyers, we are often tasked with drafting or reviewing documentation on a deal once agreement has been reached on the business terms. But what goes into an institution’s investment decision? How is the risk of an investment assessed? How are covenants structured? How do legal and structural issues factor into the investment decision? We visit a “credit committee meeting” to see how these different issues are evaluated and weighed in making an investment.