Bringing Efficiencies to Transactional Workflows

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This is a virtual event, accessible online and over the phone. Access instructions will be provided after registration.

Description

This is a complimentary program sponsored by Ankura.

Managing the complexities of corporate transactions can be expensive and time-consuming.  Negotiating and documenting transactions, complying with the nuances of transactions with an international component, particularly under scrutiny from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and properly valuing assets remain complex issues for counsel.  This webinar will discuss the complexities that arise from these aspects of corporate transactions and the impact this has on the process.  Our speakers will outline strategies for improving transactional workflows and managing these issues effectively by using project management techniques; utilizing the right combination of legal and deal professionals; finding efficiencies in drafting, due diligence, and contract review; and identifying technologies and tools that have bottom-line impact.

Educational Objectives:

• Learn the complexities of conducting transactions with an international component;
• Understand the impact new complexities have on the deals process;
• Gain strategies for improving processes around corporate transactions for efficiency and to ensure compliance.

Who would benefit most from attending this program?

In-house counsel, outside counsel, and legal operations leaders advising on corporate transactions and related issues.   

Presenters

Michael Garson
  • Senior Managing Director
  • Ankura

Michael Garson is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura with more than 20 years of experience as an attorney in private practice, an in-house general counsel, and a C-suite operations and compliance executive. In those roles, he advised companies and enterprises of all sizes on US federal, state, and municipal procurements and grants and has specific expertise in defense and technology matters. He specializes in helping clients build and execute on market strategy, prepare winning bids and proposals, and design compliant and efficient business processes and systems. He is based in Washington, DC.

Prior to joining Ankura, Michael provided government contracting and business advisory services to a variety of companies through his own independent consulting firm. Before starting his own firm, he served in various capacities for LGS Innovations, a large US federal government contractor. Those roles included executive vice president and chief administrative officer, general counsel and secretary, chief compliance and ethics officer, and ITAR-empowered official as well as technology control officer. LGS, a technology and R&D company, is primarily focused on supporting the US defense and intelligence communities and, at the time of Michael’s departure, had over 1,000 employees and $300 million in annual revenue. Before that, Michael was a division counsel with Lucent Technologies, supporting its government solutions team, the main predecessor of LGS.

More Speakers to be Announced

Continuing Education

Credits:
1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE
Prerequisite:
A basic understanding corporate transactions.
Level:
Intermediate
Production Date:
07/17/2019