Ryan J. Maierson



Latham & Watkins

Ryan Maierson, a partner in the Houston office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, is the former Global Chair of the firm’s Public Company Representation Practice and former Chair of the firm’s Houston Corporate Department. Mr. Maierson has particular experience in M&A and corporate finance transactions in the energy industry, as well as in both business combination transactions and initial public offerings involving special purpose acquisition companies.


12:15 PM - 12:50 PM

Wednesday June 28, 2023

Navigating Post De-SPAC Crises

  • Unsolicited M&A and shareholder activism
  • Crisis management
  • Liquidity options
  • Insurance evaluation
  • Securities class action and other litigation risks
  • Evolving SEC regulatory landscape
4:25 PM - 5:05 PM

Wednesday June 15, 2022

Spotting Red Flags on a Deal

  • Inadequate/rushed due diligence
  • SPAC management expertise (or lack thereof) in selected sectors
  • Disclosures that raise more questions than answers
  • Valuations unsupported by the numbers
  • SPAC management’s track record
  • How the SEC’s SPAC rulemaking proposal might affect transaction diligence and deal execution
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