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Rod J. Howard, "Delaware Decision Highlights Pitfalls & Opportunities of Seemingly Routine Preliminary Agreements in M&A – When NDA's Become Standstills," CapKey Advisors Memorandum to Clients & Friends, May 2012.

Rod Howard, "Key Turns and Traps on the Road to Success," Presentation to Silicon Valley Chinese Engineers Association Annual Conference (October 2011)

Rod Howard, "The Sound of Ice Cracking – Risks Ahead to the Economy" (November 2010)

Rod J. Howard, "Trends and Issues in M&A for Venture-Backed Companies," Presentation to the National Venture Capital Association (February 2009)

Rod Howard et al., "M&A Implications of New Changes to Rules 144 and 145 – SEC Delivers an Early Holiday Gift to M&A Deal Makers" (November 26, 2007)

Rod J. Howard, "Options Dating - A Further Look at the Implications for M&A" (2007)

Rod J. Howard and Nader Mousavi, "Deals an Evolving Art – New Focus on Accounting Standards May Lead Companies to Revisit Deal Structures," San Jose Business Journal, March 23, 2007.

Rod Howard, "Special Considerations in California M&A Deals," February 2006

Rod J. Howard, "M&A and Securities Law - Selected Recent Developments and Overview," Understanding the Securities Law, Practicing Law Institute (2004)

Gregory V. Varallo and Rod J. Howard, "Protecting the deal in an auction: Contract rights vs. corporate control," ABA Section of Business Law, Business Law Today, Jan./Feb. 1999.

Michael Millea, "Czech Privatization:  The Case of Filmove Studio Barrandov,"
Journal of International Affairs, Winter 1997.

Rod Howard, E. Norman Veasey & Frederick Green, "Delaware Curbs Omnicare with New Lockup Ruling," International Financial Law Review, December 2004

Rod Howard, "Recent Developments in Caselaw Affecting Mergers & Acquisitions," Practising Law Institute, November 2004

Rod Howard, "M&A and Securities Law – Selected Recent Developments and Overview," Practising Law Institute September 2004

Rod Howard, "MACs and MAEs – Allocating the Risk of Changes Between Signing and Closing in Recent Technology Merger and Acquisition Agreements," California Continuing Education of the Bar April 2001

Rod Howard, "Acquisition Agreements – Price Determination and Adjustments," California Continnuing Education of the Bar April 2001)

Rod Howard, "Issues and Answers on Technology M&A Questions," Corporate Board Member Magazine Special Supplement on Surveying the M&A Landscape 2000)