As part of this session, we will discuss:
- Mergers and other affiliations as a common way for hospitals and health systems to access capital, and an overview of trends in this area
- The increasing scrutiny of hospital and health system mergers by regulators (FTC, principally, but also DOJ and state AGs)
- An overview of recent enforcement activity: What kinds of transactions are generating enforcement actions? What are the common threads?
- How to manage the antitrust review process
- The importance of engaging counsel and the role of protective privileges
- How to avoid the creation of deal-killing documents
- Hart-Scott-Rodino filing — when it is necessary and how to manage the process
- An assessment of the economic impact and early judgments on the likelihood of enforcement scrutiny
- What does a challenge (a second request, litigation, and so forth) look like?
- How to manage the cost and delays caused by regulatory review, and what to expect
- Roger D. Strode, Moderator, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
- David W. Simon, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
- Alan D. Rutenberg, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
- Lawrence Wu, President, NERA Economic Consulting
The Access to Capital Web Conference Series provides participants with needed information in the most efficient manner possible — only a telephone line and Internet access are required to participate — allowing you to stay up-to-date with timely information from anywhere in the nation.
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