Session details

5th IBA European Corporate and Private M&A Conference

2 Feb - 3 Feb 2017

The Westin Paris

Session information

The ‘known unknown’ 2.0 – loss of profits, direct, indirect and consequential damages in European M&A deals
The Westin Paris

Committee(s)

Corporate and M&A Law Committee (Lead)
European Regional Forum

Description

It is only a few words in the remedy provision of an acquisition agreement. Sometimes it is neither debated nor amended from the first draft to signing. And sometimes parties spend whole negotiation sessions on the subject. How important are those buzz words? What do they mean in various jurisdictions? And what are viable compromises? The panel will discuss those questions and, hopefully, give some answers.

Speakers

Richard Boulton KC One Essex Court, London, England
Anna Dabrowska Wardynski & Partners, Warsaw, Poland
Matthijs Kuijpers Stibbe, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Alexis Werl Eversheds Sutherland, Paris, France

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