The Professional
Development
Specialists
Third Annual Business Acquisitions Conference

 

Thursday 30 and Friday 31 March 2017
Stamford Plaza, Melbourne

The mergers and acquisitions space is showing no signs of slowing down – at least for mid-sized private businesses. Regardless of whether you are advising the vendor or the purchaser, there is a myriad of legal and tax issues that arise. This conference unpacks the key issues, including due diligence, drafting risk management and stamp duty.

Thursday 30 March 2017

Day 1 Chair: Peter Willcocks, Consultant, Lander & Rogers, Melbourne

Getting Ready for the Sale

  • The Key Stages of Business Acquisition Negotiation -  Ron Smooker, Partner, Maddocks, Melbourne
  • Assets or Shares: Strategic Acquisition Considerations - Michael Sonego, Partner, and Stuart Dall, Partner, Pitcher Partners, Melbourne
  • Vendor and Purchaser Due Diligence: Key Essentials - Shah Rusiti, Partner, Teece Hodgson & Ward, Sydney

Managing Risk in Business Acquisitions

  • Indemnities and Warranties: Getting the Drafting Right - Michael Bennett, Barrister, Wentworth Selborne Chambers, Sydney
  • Environmental Indemnities and Warranties: Green Risk Management – Jane Hall, Senior Associate, Ashurst, Melbourne
  • Personal Property Securities: Tricky Issues on Business Acquisition - Peter Mills, Special Counsel, Thomson Geer, Brisbane

Friday 31 March 2017

Day 2 Chair:  Andrew Scott, Lawyer, Melbourne

Special Considerations in Business Acquisitions

  • How to Structure an Earnout - Andy Milidoni, Special Counsel, Johnson Winter & Slattery, Sydney
  • Special Considerations When Buying a Tech Company - Rob McInnes, Partner, DibbsBarker, Sydney
  • Employment Law Due Diligence: Managing Long Tail Liabilities - Martin Alden, Partner, Cornwall Stodart, Melbourne

Insurance and Taxation

  • Warranty and Indemnity Insurance: New Protection for Buyers and Sellers - Frederick Hawke, Partner, Clayton Utz, Melbourne
  • Stamp Duty on Business Acquisitions: State Rules and Cross-Border Issues - Andrew Rider, Barrister, Level 22 Chambers, Sydney
  • Tax Aspects of Employee Entitlements in Business Acquisitions - Clint Harding, Partner, Arnold Bloch Leibler, Sydney

Discount Registration

If you register and pay by 10 March 2017 you will save $165 off the full price registration fee of $1980.

Product Code: MBAMAR17
 Price:  $1,815.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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