The Wall Street Journal home page is a good place to scan in the mornings, especially their “What’s News” box and the Briefly Blog which quickly lists top stories for the day or week.
DealBook is a section of the New York Times that focuses entirely on corporate transactions. There a sections on M&A, Investment Banking, Private Equity, Venture Capital, and an entire Legal/Regulatory section. You can also sign up for digest emails here
PLC is one of the most commonly used legal research platforms by transactional attorneys. It offers drafting examples and tips and also lists current market for various deal points. Law Students can now access PLC through Westlaw Next.
The National Association of Bond Lawyers was incorporated as an Illinois non-profit corporation on February 5, 1979, for the purposes of educating its members and others in the law relating to state and municipal bonds and other obligations, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas as to law and practice, improving the state of the art in the field, providing advice and comment at the federal, state and local levels with respect to legislation, regulations, rulings and other action, or proposals therefore, affecting state and municipal obligations, and providing advice and comment with regard to state and municipal obligations in proceedings before courts and administrative bodies through briefs and memoranda as a friend of the court or agency.
Working With Contracts, Charles M. Fox
The M&A Process: A Practical Guide for the Business Lawyer
Corporate Finance and the Securities Laws
Getting to Yes, William Ury & Robert Fisher