National Conference


DME Law School and DME Management School


Mergers & Acquisitions: A Legal & Managerial Review

              27 April 2019

The Conference aims at discussing the legal & managerial aspects of Mergers & Acquisitions (M & A) in the present scenario. It will provide an opportunity to participants to exchange their respective viewpoints and perspectives in order to suggest mechanisms to smoothen M & A in the face of present-day fierce competitive environment.

Major Themes and Sub-Themes

A – Legal Aspects of M & A

  • Anti Trust Mergers
  • Vertical & Horizontal Mergers
  • Judicial approaches to M & A
  • NCLT approaches to M & A
  • Role of Ministry of Company Affairs in M & A
  • Transparency & Disclosure in M & A
  • Take Over, Amalgamation & Documentation
  • Arbitration in M & A
  • Key Corporate & Security laws
  • Competition Law- Anti Competitive Agreements
  • M & A vis-a-vis Income Tax Act, 1961, GST, Stamp duty, FEMA, etc
  • SEBI Guidelines on M & A
  • M & A– Ex-Post facto protection
  • Legal aspects of De-mergers
  • Role of official liquidators in M & A

B –HR & OB Aspects of M & A

  • Theoretical paradigms of M & A
  • Human cost of M & A
  • HR Due diligence
  • Leveraging SHRM in M & A deals
  • Building agile HR Systems
  • OD and Change Management
  • Need for a common corporate language in M & A
  • Role of language in cross border M & A
  • Dynamics of Language and power in M & A

C – Technology Aspects of M & A

  • Role of IT in supporting M & A
  • Recent developments and trends in technology M & A
  • Integration and management of data in M & A
  • Collaborations and other alternatives to M & A in technology
  • Role of Data Sciences in M & A
  • Role of IT in post M & A integrations

D – Financial Aspects of M & A

  • Role of Financial advisors and Investment banks
  • Post merger integration and venture capital involvement
  • Risk Management and business Valuation
  • BEPS, POEM, GAAR adoption in India
  • Financing and structuring of transactions
  • Impact of M & A on share prices
  • Financial performance of companies after M & A
  • M & A of Banking and Insurance Companies
  • Regulatory development affecting mergers and transactions
  • International fund flow in acquisitions

E – Marketing Aspects of M & A

  • Impact on the brand value after M & A
  • Changes in the Advertising pattern of the new venture
  • Customer Trust issues after M & A
  • Impact on Services after M & A

F – M & A in Recent Scenario

  • M & A: The Developed & the Developing nations
  • M & A: Procedural issues; Pre and Post issues
  • M & A: The Asian Scenario
  • M & A: Sick & Healthy Organizations
  • M & A: Historical, Political & Sociological dimensions
  • M & A: Case Studies of Winning Strategies

G – Emerging Trends in Indian & International M & A

  • State of the market (regional and sectoral deal volumes and values)
  • Market trends in international M & A for 2018
  • Geopolitical environment for cross border M & A, including macroeconomics, political backdrop and protectionism
  • Selected key deal term trends
  • Shareholder activism
  • M & A outlook for 2019

To have a panoramic view of M & A, the above mentioned sub-themes have been carved out. Each theme can be Reviewed from the Legal and Managerial Aspect. The above list of sub-themes is not all comprehensive. Paper contributors may write on any other aspect relevant of M & A also.

Important Dates

Important Dates

Last date for Submission of Abstract 20 March 2019
Last date for Acceptance of Abstract 24 March 2019
Last date for Submission of Full Article 07 April 2019
Intimation of Acceptance/ Modification/ Suggestions after Review 10 April 2019
Final listing of accepted papers 15 April 2019
Last Date for online Registration 23 April 2019



Registration Details

Who Should Attend

The conference will present an excellent opportunity to meet with Heads of Legal M & A, M & A lawyers in private practice as well as other intermediaries including investment banks, consultants and M & A insurers. This will be advantageous for CEOs, Board of Directors, Supervisory Committee Members, Senior Management, Committee Members, Start-up ventures, Faculty, Research Scholars and Students.

Registration Fee ( )

Students Research Scholars& Teaching Faculty Corporate Professionals
500                            1000 2000


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