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A Deal Lawyer's Guide to the Impact of the Trump Administration on Laws Affecting M&A

A Deal Lawyer's Guide to the Impact of the Trump Administration on Laws Affecting M&A

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This webinar is sponsored by Penn State Law's Center for the Study of Mergers and Acquisitions and will originate live from the offices of WilmerHale in Washington, D.C. The webinar will feature some of the country's leading legal experts discussing how the new Trump Administration could impact the laws and regulations relating to mergers and acquisitions.

Agenda

12:00 p.m.                               

Introduction

Samuel C. Thompson Jr., Professor of Law and Director of the Center for the Study of Mergers and Acquisitions at Penn State Law

12:05 p.m.

Impact on Banking and Financial Services M&A of
Potential Changes to the Dodd-Frank Law

Cohen Materials (Sullivan & Cromwell Publication)
Douglas Materials (DavisPolk Memo)

H. Rodgin Cohen, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York City, and John L. Douglas, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, Washington D.C.

12:45 p.m.

Impact on M&A of Potential Changes in Federal
Tax Policy 

Schler Slides

Michael L. Schler, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York City  

1:05 p.m.

Impact on M&A of Potential Changes in
Securities Regulation 

Dennis Garris, Alston & Bird LLP, Washington, D.C.  

1:25 p.m.

Impact on M&A of Potential Changes in Policy at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Lilyestrom Slides

John R. Lilyestrom, Hogan & Lovells LLP, Washington, D.C.

1:45 p.m.

BREAK

 

2:00 p.m.

Impact on M&A of Potential Changes in the Rules Governing the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS)

Chipman Materials (WilmerHale Publication)

Jason ChipmanWilmerHale, Washington, D.C.

2:20 p.m.

Impact on M&A of Potential Changes in Obamacare

Hanna Slides
Hanna Supplemental Materials (Locke Lord Publication) 

Denise Hanna, Locke Lord LLP, Washington D.C

2:40 p.m.

Impact on M&A of Potential Changes in (1) Antitrust Enforcement, and (2) FCC Policy: For Example: On
the Pending AT&T-Time Warner Merger 

Greenfield Slides
Wright Slides

Leon Greenfield, WilmerHale,  Washington, D.C., and
Christopher J. Wright, Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis  LLP, Washington, D.C.   

3:20 p.m.

Closing Observations on other M&A Related Issues, Including Infrastructure Projects and Trade Law

Infrastructure Materials (Ross/Navarro on Infrastructure)
Trade Materials (Lighthizer Testimony)

Samuel C. Thompson Jr.Professor of Law and Director of the Center for the Study of Mergers and Acquisitions at Penn State Law

3:30 p.m.

Webinar Concludes

 

 

 

Date/Time: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 12:00pm to 3:30pm
Location: 
Online
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