Ongoing regulatory changes are likely to touch every corner of the financial markets. Across the globe and particularly in Europe, a number of these new regulatory regimes will very probably affect M&A activity.
For dealmakers, understanding how the likes of Basel iii, Solvency II, the AIFM directive and the ‘Tobin Tax’ affects your corner of the market will give you a competitive edge and allow you to shape your strategy accordingly.
Topics for discussion:
What is the status of the most pertinent impending regulatory changes?
Which of these changes will have a direct effect on the M&A market?
Which of these will have unintended ‘knock-on’ effects?
We are supposedly seeing greater global cooperation on financial regulation. Is this truly the case and is this beneficial to the M&A market?
What should governments and lawmakers potentially do to ensure M&A activity is not hindered?
What can M&A market players do to ensure they are prepared for regulatory changes?
Michael Fazio Managing Director and Co-Head of European Financial Institutions Group Houlihan Lokey View Presenter Bio