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The 2020 Wrap-up: A Look at the EU’s Agenda on Key Regulatory & Economic Issues and Their Financial Impacts

Tue. November 10, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am


Recent changes to the regulatory landscape in Europe and the U.S. are bound to impact the global economy; and Europe’s agenda for the next few months will play a major role in transatlantic relations. Investment Transactions, Privacy Issues, Trade Agreements, Distressed Sales, Cross-border Restructurings - the remainder of 2020 will be full of challenges and opportunities across all industries. This webinar will address key components in how best to handle cross-border matters during these unprecedented times while navigating the legal and financial obstacles across the two continents.

EU Financial Recovery Package
• The €857B Recovery Package: Groundbreaking stimulus to stabilize the EU Economy. A discussion on the latest news and how transatlantic transactions may be impacted.

Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and What the Future Holds
• Recent development enforcement in the EU.
• Transatlantic Data Movement: The CJEU ruling on the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield; steps to adjust current practices.

Restructurings & Acquisitions
• Restructuring and COVID-19: A discussion on the Scheme of Arrangements in Europe vs. Chapter 11 in the U.S., and how best to cleanse assets in a cross-border distressed sale. Considerations for choosing Europe over the U.S. for insolvency, bankruptcy, and restructuring proceedings.
• Acquisition by EU governments, utilizing EU funds, of significant stakes in European private companies in an effort to hold off bankruptcy.

Brexit: Ongoing Negotiations Between the UK and EU
• The latest on Brexit and the effects on the issues addressed above.

Agnieszka Rafalska, Transaction Counsel (Private Equity), APOLLO GLOBAL MANAGEMENT, INC
Kris Orsini, Counselor, Economic and Financial Affairs, DELEGATION OF THE EUROPEAN UNION TO THE U.S.
Daniel Rücker, Partner, NOERR LLP
Juan Oñate, Partner, PÉREZ-LLORCA

Free for EACCNY Members and EACCNY non-Members
This webinar is organized
in collaboration with

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