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Competition Law Seminar - Competition compliance from due diligence until Day 1

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27/05/2021

M&A activity brings along information exchanges required for target valuation and target integration, which can be tricky when the parties are actual or potential competitors. In addition, in cases where a merger filing is required the parties may not close their transaction before having obtained clearance from the competition authorities and risk significant fines if they jump the gun.

Competition partnerVincent MUSSCHEwill explain in the usual 10 practical questions format on how to ensure competition compliance from the start of the due diligence until Day 1 after closing so as to minimise the antitrust risk of jumping the gun or engaging in pre-closing illegal collusive behaviour.

1.What are the red flags?
2.At what stage of the transaction are we?
3.What is gun jumping and what is the relevance of Article 101 TFEU?
4.Which information cannot be shared before closing?
5.What to bear in mind when setting up clean teams?
6.What can be part of integration planning?
7.What cannot be part of integration planning?
8.What is the importance of the required language in document creation?
9.Which SPA rights can be granted pre-closing ?
10.What are the practical tips?

The seminar starts at 12.15pm and will be held in English.

If you are interested in joining us, please contact us viaseminar@liedekerke.com.

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