DUBLIN, Ireland– LAWFUEL – Antitrust Business + Law –Research and …

DUBLIN, Ireland– LAWFUEL – Antitrust Business + Law –Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c50682) has announced the addition of Video Leadership Seminars: Understanding Merger Antitrust Laws & Policies for Executives with Michael Byowitz of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz to their offering.

The goal of this Video Leadership Seminar is to provide executives with essential information for understanding merger antitrust laws and policies. The DVD is viewable on any computer or iPod (that supports video) and features 70 minutes of live video with Michael H. Byowitz of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz sharing his knowledge and experience with negotiating and structuring merger antitrust cases. The Video Leadership Seminar provides invaluable information for success in a merger, including the steps to take and what to avoid, as well as an overall framework and timeline for how to proceed.

Topics covered in the Video Leadership Seminar include:

Strategies for success in negotiating and structuring the merger
An overview of common antitrust situations
Roles and motivations of the key players
Important laws and compliance issues
Case Studies of specific situations and what you can learn from them
Samples of the types of questions answered in the Video Leadership Seminar include:

Please start out by giving a brief summary of what you do with respect to helping executives understand merger related antitrust issues, as if you were explaining to a new client what you could do on their behalf.
In this process, what areas do you add the most value for a client? What areas are you most focused on when trying to help them make sure they pursue the best course of action possible?
What other external factors play an important role in helping you decide the best course of action for your client?
What are the questions you need answered from your client in order to determine the best course of action?
What are the areas or factors that work in your client’s favor for hopefully avoiding antitrust issues in a merger?
What are the 3-5 main antitrust related areas/issues that companies have to deal with that are a result of a merger?
What are 5-7 steps an executive/management team needs to do to handle an antitrust related situation in a merger?
What are the most significant laws that impact merger related antitrust situations?
Can you give me a brief overview of the major laws and what executives should understand about each?
What parts of these laws are often the most confusing for executives?
What are the most significant laws that impact merger related antitrust situations?
Can you give me a brief overview of the major laws and what executives should understand about each?
What parts of these laws are often the most confusing for executives?
About Michael H. Byowitz:

Michael Byowitz is a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, focusing his practice on antitrust law and policy, and principally advising multinational corporations on major domestic and international mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate takeovers. He represents many clients at the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and State Attorneys General in the United States and consults on investigations by foreign antitrust authorities in the European Union and the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Mexico, various countries in South America and Asia, and many other jurisdictions. Michael Byowitz is the immediate past chair of the American Bar Association Section of International Law and represents the Section in the ABA House of Delegates. He is former Chair of three of the Section’s Divisions (Business Regulation, Public International Law and the General Division), and former chair of its International Antitrust Law Committee. Mr. Byowitz is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Mr. Byowitz serves as Chair of the Council on International Affairs of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York . He served as Chair of the Association’s Antitrust & Trade Regulation Committee from 1998 to 2001. Mr. Byowitz writes articles on antitrust issues and is a contributor to legal publications, including the international antitrust law chapter of the ABA’s The International Lawyers Deskbook. He is a frequent speaker on antitrust law and compliance in the United States and abroad. Mr. Byowitz received an A.B. degree in 1973 from Columbia College and a J.D. in 1976 from New York University School of Law, where he was awarded the Order of the Coif and served as an editor of the Law Review. Before joining Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in 1983, Mr. Byowitz served as a Trial Attorney and Senior Trial Attorney at the Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice.

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