Successfully Executing M&A Deals in South and Southeast Asia

20 Oct 2015 12:00 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.

Shin-Marunouchi Building, 9th Floor Conference
5-1 Marunouchi 1-Chome
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

This complimentary seminar, titled “Successfully Executing M&A Deals in South and Southeast Asia,” will focus on investment trends, opportunities and challenges facing Japanese companies in the region. We are pleased to have Indonesian counsel, Melli Darsa, Managing and Senior Partner of Melli Darsa & Co., join us as a guest speaker, and David G. Litt, Professor of Law, Keio University Law School as moderator of the panel discussion.

11:30 a.m.
Registration and Lunch (Lunch box will be served)

12:00 p.m.
Welcome Speech

12:05 p.m.
Key Legal Updates

  • India
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
  • Philippines
  • Indonesia

12:40 p.m.
Coffee Break

12:50 p.m.
Common Deal Issues, including:

  • Foreign Ownership Issues
  • M&A Due Diligence (including anti-corruption issues)
  • Dealing With Regulators
  • Employee Issues
  • Governing Law/Enforceability
  • Representation and Warranty Insurance
  • Post-Merger Integration

1:30 p.m.
Coffee Break

1:40 p.m.
Panel Discussion/Q&A

2:25 p.m.
Closing Remarks

2:30 p.m.
(close/refreshments/business card exchange)


  • Saori Nakamura, Partner, Singapore
  • Daniel Levison, Partner, Singapore
  • Jake Robson, Partner, Singapore
  • Adam Summerly, Partner, Singapore
  • Melli Darsa, Managing and Senior Partner, Melli Darsa & Co.
  • David G. Litt, Professor of Law, Keio University Law School (moderator of panel discussion)



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