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June, 2019 - Houston, Texas


World Services Group (WSG) Exclusively Sponsors Bloomberg Law’s 3rd Annual Cross Border Deals Forum


World Services Group (WSG), was the exclusive sponsor of Bloomberg Law’s 3rd Annual Cross-Border Deals Forum held on June 25th at Aquavit in New York. The forum brought together leading general counsel, legal department leaders and executives who discussed the current state of cross-border deal activity, including recent legal and regulatory developments that have elevated the due diligence that buyer and sellers must exercise in preparing for cross-border deals.

Additional topics addressed through speakers and panelists included the implications of the Akorn decision, the increased CFIUS filings, and shifting privacy and other regulations that might threaten a much-needed deal.
Speakers and panelists included:

Keynote Interview:
• Larry Hamdan, Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, Americas, Barclays
In conversation with: Ed Hammond, Merger & Acquisitions Reporter at Bloomberg

Panel Discussion:
• John Lash, Principal, Control Risks
• Roslyn Tom, Global Head of Transactions, Legal, Bloomberg L.P.
• Adam Handley, Partner, MinterEllison/WSG Board of Directors Member
• Moderator: Diane Holt, Team Lead, Transactional Analysis, Bloomberg Law

“Cross-border deals continue to be an attractive business strategy for many companies, and general counsel have a key role to play in helping their companies anticipate these impacts before a deal moves forward,” said Francesco Gianni, Founding Partner at Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, and Chairman of WSG. "WSG was thrilled to hold the 3rd Annual Cross-Border Deals Forum with Bloomberg Law and our impressive speakers, who provided great insight on some of the most effective strategies for cross border success."

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