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[Webinar held on May 5] The latest trends in M ​​& A in the Corona disaster and the practical response to legal due diligence

[Online seminar co-sponsored by Anderson Mori & Tomotsune Law Office / FRONTEO]

While the Japanese M & A market continues to grow steadily due to the corona slump, M & A practices are facing dynamic and diverse changes.
In particular, with regard to legal due diligence, which can be said to be a foothold for M & A, new measures are required in the Corona disaster, and development based on recent trends in M ​​& A practice is drawing attention.In carve-out M & A, which is becoming more active against the backdrop of demands for improved capital efficiency and more efficient business operations, analysis of "stand-alone problems" is essential, as well as new trends in competition law examinations, revisions to foreign capital regulations, and globalization. The impact of responding to ESG, which is attracting attention, on deals is also a point of view that cannot be overlooked in legal due diligence.Attention is also focused on the use of technology for scrutinizing and examining vast amounts of materials.
Therefore, in this seminar, we will outline the important trends of M & A in recent years, and based on these trends, we will explain in an easy-to-understand manner the practical response and future prospects of legal due diligence that can be utilized in the field.

[Program] (Partially subject to change)
1. Recent trends in M ​​& A practice
2. Latest M & A Trends and Legal Due Diligence
 (1) Role of legal due diligence
 (2) Changes in practical response before and after the Corona disaster
 (3) Practical response to legal due diligence by type
  ①Curve out M & A and DD
  (XNUMX) Regulatory law and DD (from the perspective of competition law examination and foreign capital regulation)
  ③ ESG and DD
3. Representation and Warranty Insurance and Practical Outlook


【Webinar Summary】

◆ Title: The latest trends in M ​​& A in Corona, and practical due diligence legal affairs
◆Date: Thursday October 2022, 5 @ 12:15-00:16 (JST)
◆ Fee: Free webinar
◆ Webinar type: Zoom Webinar

◆ Speaker:
Ryoichi Kaneko
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune Law Office Foreign Law Joint Business

We provide a wide range of advice on corporate legal affairs, focusing on domestic and overseas M & A, competition law projects, and startup investment and support.Has practical experience in the M & A and competition law departments of major European law firms, and has extensive knowledge of M & A and investment projects (corporate acquisitions, organizational restructuring, capital and business alliances, joint ventures, etc.) and cross-border inter-company transactions. In addition, we are familiar with global competition law examinations and gun jumping support.Based on her abundant practical experience, she is energetically engaged in writing activities as well as seminars and lectures on M & A / investment, cross-border transactions, etc.Recent publications include "Startup Legal Affairs" (Chuokeizai-sha (co-authored)), "(Series) How to Read and Correct English Contracts" (Business Lawyers), "British Public Company" Acquisition legislation and Scheme of Arrangement-Consideration of acquisition of UK companies' own shares by Japanese companies- (Top) (Bottom) "(Financial and Commercial Judgment (co-authored)).

◆ Office introduction:

Anderson Mori & Tomotsune Law Office Foreign Law Joint Business

Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, as Japan's leading comprehensive law firm, flexibly provides a wide range of high-quality comprehensive legal services in the fields of international and domestic corporate legal affairs, and makes a wide variety of requests. We respond promptly and accurately to the needs of our clients in response to all legal issues and complex cross-cutting matters faced by our clients.Currently, there are many bilingual lawyers with abundant achievements in almost all specialized fields related to corporate activities, including M & A, finance, capital markets, business revitalization / bankruptcy, litigation / arbitration, and their bases. The network extends to Tokyo as well as Osaka and Nagoya in Japan, and overseas to Asian countries such as Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh, Bangkok, and Jakarta, and demand from domestic and overseas clients expanding overseas business. We are responding to.

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