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General Counsel Conference 2019

New York, United States of America

Past event
25 September 2019, 07:45 - 26 September 2019, 15:30

General Counsel Conference is the premier forum for General Counsel to learn, network and evolve in their roles. The 2019 program will address trends in regulatory, data protection, technology management, law department operations, and executive leadership.

With a focus on the in-house counsel’s perspective, sessions will tackle topics covering law department operations & efficiency, and the evolving role of the GC as a business advisor, while also getting taking a deeper dive into industries like biotech/pharma, finance and real estate, and the regulatory, compliance and strategic issues they are facing.

CMS is hosting a panel on International M&A: Risk Management, Due Diligence & Best Practices

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

So you want to go global - the question is, how? Over the last few years, blockbuster M&A activity in Europe and Asia has attracted much attention from the media, as growing multimillion-dollar organizations continue to expand to acquire a global presence. In this session, hear from the corporations leading the forefront of international expansion - we’ll uncover everything from how to implement a framework for global transactions, to the biggest risks involved, antitrust policies in US/international M&A, due diligence, and overall best practices for global expansion. Panelists will share practical advice and strategies for effective cross-border transaction management.


  • Bob Zapata, Managing Director, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & Development, TIAA
  • Jason Cohen, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Diamond Resorts International


  • Markus Schuberth, Partner, Head of Corporate M&A Group, CMS

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Ernst-Markus Schuberth
Dr. Ernst-Markus Schuberth