Shearman And Sterling

Event December 02, 2016

Latin Lawyer´s 7th Annual M&A Conference

  • Rio de Janeiro

Partner Stuart Fleischmann (New York-Capital Markets) participated as a key speaker at Latin Lawyer´s 7th Annual M&A Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on December 2.

Fleischmann, who spoke on a panel titled “M&A: Restructuring and Bankruptcy,” discussed the latest developments and hot topics in restructuring, particularly of Brazilian companies, including possible effects on overseas subsidiaries. Topics included:

  • What should directors and officers should do about hostile takeovers during the restructuring process
  • The benefits and challenges of debtor-in-possession financing
  • In what ways are creditors protected?
  • What challenges remain to companies maintaining a viable business after the restructuring is concluded?
The event featured a host of notable speakers including partners from the most prestigious law firms across Latin America and representatives from major banks and corporations in Brazil.