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Calvin S. Goldman, Q.C. and Stephen Halperin at the Global Competition Review's 2nd Annual Foreign Investment Conference

June-13-2014

Lawyer Calvin S. Goldman, Q.C., Stephen Halperin
Area Mergers and Acquisitions, Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment

Details

World Trade Center
New York, New York

Friday, June 13, 2014

11:00 am:  Session two:  Foreign Investment – national security interface with other regulatory reviews in cross-border mergers

Moderator: Calvin S. Goldman, Q.C., Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • Conflicting review frameworks – how does foreign investment review intersect with concurrent review in sector-specific areas such as telecom and banking
  • National security review overlap with antitrust merger and sectoral review
  • Integrated deal planning strategies to effectively address this overlap
  • Who has priority and what is the effect on timing or substance?
  • Comparative perspectives from the USA, Canada and others
     

2:45 pm:  Session four:  Deal planning and management in cross-border mergers

Panelist:  Stephen Halperin, Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • Broadening the radar for deal planning:  increasing the breadth of procedural and substantive aspects of deal planning
  • Planning and executing cross-border mergers with minimal surprises
  • Deal planning strategies to allocate antitrust and foreign investment risk in cross-border mergers
  • What happens when the clearance process detours?
  • What constitutes best practices?
  • When and how to use effectively government and public relations support
  • Broadening the radar for deal-planning from the perspective of the corporate lawyer and the investment banker
  • Diligence best practices in cases that may raise national security issues
     

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