Learn to confidently structure, negotiate and close a deal that meets your client’s goals.
The M&A market is increasingly demanding and complex. You must have a clear and practical understanding of how to navigate the vital issues that arise during transactions. Get the tools and tactics you need to execute the deal on time and manage risks with this unique and highly praised program.
Now in its 12th edition, this intensive boot camp from Osgoode Professional Development is designed to teach legal professionals and advisors the skills they need to run an M&A transaction from its inception through to closing. The program is taught by leading practitioners, using practical examples, templates and precedents to guide your learning, and ends with a corporate acquisition case study to bring together everything you will learn in a practical application.
If you are a legal or business professional directly involved in transactions, or advise on certain aspects of them, you will benefit from nationally and internationally recognized speakers examining the latest deal trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities in M&A.
You’ll come away from the program with a comprehensive understanding of the key principles and techniques you must know in order to anticipate and confidently deal with issues that may arise in a negotiated transaction.
Can’t make the live program? Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.
What You’ll Learn
Identify the right structure for your transaction, both private and public
How to gather the information you need and keep clients informed
Understand the ethical and professional issues that may arise in negotiating the deal
Mitigate risks through appropriate due diligence and use of technology
Evaluate the impact of asset versus share transactions on labour, employment, pension and benefits issues
Negotiate representations, warranties, covenants and conditions and indemnities
Assess Investment Canada/competition/antitrust issues in M&A transactions
Learn how to manage risk in international transactions
Discuss trends and highlights from recent deals
Identify and mitigate privacy risks
How to handle closing issues and post-closing logistics and disputes with confidence
Who Should Attend
Lawyers practicing in M&A, Corporate/Commercial, Securities, Corporate Finance, Private Equity and Capital Markets
Lawyers with practices focused in Energy, Utilities, Mining, Retail, Financial Services, Banking, Telecom
Investment Bankers and Private Equity Investors
Accountants (particularly at Big 4 firms)
Executives involved in M&A negotiations and transactions
Corporate Development Officers
Government and regulatory representatives
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