Mergermarket M&A Forum Australia 2023

The premier M&A forum in Australia

Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney and Online

16 Mar

Navigating cross-border transactions - regulatory and due diligence perspectives

Navigating cross-border transactions continues to be challenging, with geopolitical and economic volatility adding to the complexity of getting deals done. Whilst Australia continues to be seen as a deal-friendly market, regulators, particularly FIRB and the ACCC play an important role, and dealmakers must consider regulatory challenges ranging from cybersecurity to ESG compliance. Despite the challenges, Australia remains an attractive destination for foreign investors. Our senior experts share their experiences in the region and abroad.

  • Foreign investment into Australia - what factors continue to drive inbound dealmaking in the region?
  • What are some regulatory issues that dealmakers need to continue to be aware of, such as data privacy, cybersecurity, and ESG compliance?
  • FIRB + ACCC updates - how have they affected dealmaking in the region?
  • Which emerging countries and markets will be the next hotspots for getting deals done?
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  • Speakers keyboard_arrow_down
    Sandy Mak Head of Corporate and M&A CORRS CHAMBERS WESTGARTH Bio
    Vivek Das Former Head of Corporate Strategy and M&A SERCO ASIA PACIFIC Bio
    James Love Managing Director, BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH
    Richard Marques Managing Director LUMINIS PARTNERS Bio
    Drew Riethmuller Managing Director, Head of Global Corporate & Investment Banking, Oceania MUFG BANK Bio
    Marc Rubinstein Managing Director ROTHSCHILD & CO Bio