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    Navigating antitrust hurdles in M&A

    • Unique deal structures to mitigate global merger control and regulatory challenges (Includes a 58 minute panel discussion video)

    • Improving the M&A process to avoid antitrust challenges (Includes 56 minute video)

    • Modifications to merger review procedures may cause significant delays

    • Clarifying market definitions to battle antitrust challenges (Includes a 43 minute panel discussion video)

    • Creative methods for dealing with novel theories of antitrust harm (Includes a 57 minute panel discussion video)

    • Proposed vertical merger guidelines reserve wide latitude for the FTC and DOJ

    • How to mitigate antitrust risks before they capsize deals (Includes a 49 minute panel discussion video)

    • Addressing nascent competition issues with M&A process refinements (Includes a 43 minute panel discussion video)


The videos include panel discussions featuring such esteemed speakers as:

  • Margot Miller, Global Legal Head of M&A, Treasury, & Antitrust, Anheuser-Busch InBev
  • Omar Pringle, M&A Partner, Freshfields
  • Chuck Webb, Senior Antitrust Attorney, FedEx
  • Gil Ohana, Senior Director, Antitrust and Competition, Cisco Systems
  • Peter Lyons, Senior Counsel, Freshfields
  • Brendan Bowes, General Counsel, Corporate, Securities and M&A, Archer-Daniels-Midland 
  • Scott Petepiece, Partner, Shearman & Sterling
  • Michael Hartman, Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, AT&T
  • Stacy Frazier, Executive Counsel for Global Competition Law and Policy, GE
  • Jessica Delbaum, Partner, Shearman & Sterling
  • Christie Stahlke, Director & Senior Counsel for Antitrust & Competition Law, Raytheon
  • Matthew Readings, Global Antitrust Practice Group Leader, Shearman & Sterling
  • David Emanuelson, Global Antitrust Counsel, Intel Corporation
  • Ben Gris, Partner, Shearman & Sterling

You might also be interested in the M&A Academy

The M&A Academy is a two day, in-person course that provides guidance on material negotiation issues and offers perspective on improving M&A performance from strategy development through closing.

The course is taught three times per year by Stephen G. Morrissette, Ph.D, Visiting Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business who has more than 30 years of experience as an M&A practitioner.