Participation of Senior Associate Amir Begdesenov in 11th Annual M&A Conference
13-14th of June, 2012 the 11th Annual IBA Conference for M&A was held in Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York (USA) where Sayat Zholshy & Partners Law Firm was the sponsor and the Senior Associate Amir Begdesenov participated.
In the framework of the conference within fist day the number of key M&A topics was touched upon. The speakers reported about the financial, economic and business factors affecting the M&A market, including also the issues of the recent hostile deals and deal protections. Also the participants were offered such topics as transactions with private equity firms and significant developing areas of antitrust and competition law in the M&A context.
The speakers of the corporate law trends were Antonio Weiss, Global Head of Investment Banking, Lazard Ltd, New York, and honorable Myron Steele Chief Justice, Delaware Supreme Court. The current M&A issues were discussed by the representatives of well-known law firms such as King & Wood Mallesons (Sidney), Mannheimer Swartling (Stockholm), De Beauw Blackstone Westbroek (Amsterdam), Debevoise & Plimpton (New York) e.t.c.
The second day was dedicated to the problems of the state of stockholder activism in 2012 and where it may be heading. This issue was offered for discussion by David A Chaikof, Torys, Toronto, Arthus Crozier, Chairman, Innisfree M&A Incorporated, New York and other speakers.