Speaking Engagement

Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2015

Practising Law Institute Seminar

02 Nov 2015 01:30 p.m. - 02:30 p.m.

PLI New York Center
810 Seventh Avenue at 53rd Street
21st Floor
New York, NY 10019

Steve Smith will speak on “Mergers and Acquisitions” including:

The Merger Review Process

  • Negotiating antitrust risk shifting provisions in merger agreements
  • HSR and coordinating global filings
  • Avoiding “gun jumping” while preparing to integrate

Merger Guidelines and Enforcement Trends

  • Horizontal and vertical merger analysis
  • Merger enforcement trends, including focus on innovation markets
  • Learning from recent litigated cases:  Sysco, Electrolux, National CineMedia  and abandoned mergers, Applied Materials-Tokyo Electron, Comcast-Time Warner Cable
  • Negotiating remedies in US, Europe and Asia:  Applied Materials, Glencore, Microsoft



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