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"Implementing the New Cross-Border Rules"

Thursday, January 22, 2009

12:00 - 12:45 pm, eastern [archive and transcript to follow]


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With the SEC making the biggest batch of changes to its cross-border in years, practitioners are grappling with how these deals will now change. Learn from leading experts how cross-border deal practices are evolving and how they differ from the past.

Join these experts:

  • Christina Chalk, Senior Special Counsel, Division of Corporation Finance's Office of Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Frank Aquila, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • Peter King, Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • Alan Klein, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
  • Greg Wolski, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

This program will cover:

  • How are cross-border deal tactics changing? What is the evolving role of private equity funds in these deals?
  • What fundamentals of the M&A process are different under the new rules? How will negotiations differ? What new regulatory issues arise?
  • Under the new rules, is M&A practice converging or diverging? If it is converging, which standards are becoming normative?

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