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"M&A TRANSACTIONS INVOLVING BRAZILIAN PUBLICLY-HELD COMPANIES"

Date:       June 8, 2010
Time:       8:30 to 10:00
Venue: Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
             51 West 52nd Street, New York, New York 10019


"Opportunities for private equity funds and macroeconomic scenario"

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"Tag Along Rights. Minority and Controlling Rights"

Daniel Kalansky, Vice-President at IBRADEMP. Partner at Motta, Fernandes Rocha Advogados.

Considering the M&A activity growing in Brazil, controlling and minority shareholders rights should be examined under the recent decisions of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission, mainly in transactions involving transfer of control and in mergers of companies with different exchange ratios for the minority shareholders.

"Hostile Takeover Defense Mechanisms in Brazil - A Comparative Analysis".

Francisco Antunes Maciel Müssnich, Partner at Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragão Advogados

With the rapid development of the Brazilian capital markets over the past five years, Brazilian companies have only recently started to face hostile takeover risks and to address these concerns. While the foreign experience is still relevant in this regard, Brazilian companies and lawyers have had to adapt mechanisms developed in the US and Europe to the peculiarities of the Brazilian legal framework.

"Recent Developments in U.S. M&A - The Return of the Deal and the Return of the Hostile Deal"

Adam Emmerich, Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

As the United States economy and particularly its stock markets have rebounded, the level and nature of U.S. M&A activity has as well. Unsolicited transactions have in particular once again become a part of the landscape. Wachtell Lipton is at the center of U.S. M&A activity and will share with us some lessons learned and advice on how to proceed when considering a possible transaction in the U.S.

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