Inaugural events focus on international mergers, acquisitions and litigation for in-house counsel
Online PR News – 07-September-2012 – NEW YORK – September 11, 2012 – ALM’s Corporate Counsel magazine will host the Cross-Border M&A Forum, September 11, 2012, and the Cross-Border Litigation Forum, September 12, 2012, at The Harvard Club in New York City.
Each one-day event will highlight specific strategies pertaining to international M&A transactions and litigation, and are geared for in-house counsel and law firm attorneys involved at any stage and knowledge level.
“Cross-border and international business deals are becoming increasingly common as technology has made the world a smaller and more accessible place,” said Henry Dicker, vice president, ALM Events. “These programs will help in-house counsel and their outside lawyers to better manage international business transactions, as well as monitor and react to emerging cross-border disputes.”
Key topics for the Cross-Border M&A Forum will include combination strategies across borders; tax issues; losing/gaining corporate control; and due diligence pre- and post-mergers. Keynote and featured speakers will be Ben Gomes-Casseres, professor of international business and director of the MBA program at Brandeis International Business School and Ken Smith, associate dean, executive programs and associate professor, Department of Business, University of Guelph. U.S. and international sponsors include Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP; Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt, LLC; TozziniFreire Advogados; WSP Group; and Yigal Arnon & Co.
Key topics for the Cross-Border Litigation Forum will include enforcing money judgments abroad; litigating international class-actions; eJustice; updates on FCPA; navigating evidentiary issues; and avoiding litigation. The keynote will be presented by Franco Ferrari, executive director of the Center for Transnational Litigation and Commercial Law at New York University School of Law. The event sponsor is Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt, LLC.
Both forums are presented by ALM Events, a leading producer of educational and networking events for business leaders and professionals. CLE credits are available for event attendees. For more information about attending or sponsoring one or both of the Forums, please visit www.corpcounsel.com/crossborderma and www.corpcounsel.com/crossborderlit and use discount code PRESSCB when registering.
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