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AHLA Health Care Transactions Conference

Fundamental: Antitrust Considerations in Negotiating and Preparing for a Merger or Joint Venture

May
1
2019

Date: May 1, 2019

Time: 2:45PM

Location: JW Marriott Nashville Hotel Nashville, TN

Topic

  • Fundamental: Antitrust Considerations in Negotiating and Preparing for a Merger or Joint Venture

Through the use of practical hypotheticals and fact patterns, the panelists–including two experienced antitrust practitioners and a deputy assistant director at the Federal Trade Commission–will share their best practices and explore the myriad of antitrust considerations facing parties to a merger or joint venture, including:

  • Managing the antitrust risks of due diligence and pre-signing information exchange
  • Negotiating key provisions in the deal agreement, such as allocation of antitrust risk, pre-close covenants, and non-compete agreements
  • Strategic considerations around approaching the FTC and state attorneys general
  • The role of economists and whether/when to retain them
  • Integration planning and gun-jumping concerns during the post-sign/pre-close period

Speakers

  • Aimee E. DeFilippo
  • Melissa Hill
  • Dionne C. Lomax

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Speakers

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Dionne Lomax

Speaker

Dionne Lomax is an antitrust trial attorney with experience at the US Department of Justice. She uses that experience to represent clients facing DOJ and Federal Trade Commission scrutiny. Dionne advises Mintz clients on antitrust issues related to mergers, joint ventures, and other collaborations.