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Upcoming seminars and webinars

Corporate law: Current case law and recent amendments (Ghent)

Seminar | 3 June 2016 | 1:30 pm CET

Emmanuel Leroux, partner in the Corporate-M&A practice, will co-facilitate an afternoon study session organised by M&D Seminars.

Exit Provisions in M&A Transactions

Webinar | Dbriefs Legal | 8 June 2016 | 12:00 pm CET

Host: Piotr Sitarski

Presenters: Marcin Kozicki, Andrea Sciortino, and Dr. Michael von Rüden

Exit provisions in joint ventures or similar investment arrangements can be key and critical in the lifecycle of a joint investment, should certain events occur. There are many reasons why joint investment parties may wish to terminate their relationship: i) one party might want to sell its share to a third party; ii) the joint investment might have achieved its purpose; iii) the termination might be the result of a desired exit strategy (i.e., sale or IPO); or iv) one party might have severely breached the joint investment agreement or the parties ended up in a deadlock. Thoughtful and extensive exit mechanisms are therefore important and useful for all M&A participants, whether private equity and other financial investors, passive investors or minority shareholders. Unfortunately, it is common that parties neglect to adequately provide for exit clauses and yet this is often one of the main considerations. We’ll discuss:

  • Most common exit structures and rationales.
  • Reasons why one mechanism might be more appealing than another.
  • Practical examples and Hallmarks of Polish, German, and Italian case law.

Experts will share views on how to best plan and implement exit strategies.

Nederbelgen Seminar 2016

Seminar | 14 June 2016 | 1:00 pm CET

Alain Laurent Verbeke and Mathieu Ex from the Private Client team will speak during the 2016 edition of the Nederbelgen Seminar.

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