Webinar: The Failing Firm Antitrust Defense – How To Navigate Financially Troubled Mergers During a Pandemic

Events / Tuesday, June 23, 2020
2:00 - 3:00 pm EDT

On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, BakerHostetler hosted a complimentary webinar that will explored the antitrust issues merging firms may face when at least one of the firms is failing, flailing and/or in bankruptcy in the midst of a pandemic.

Topics Included:
  • Special HSR Filing Requirements for Bankruptcy Transactions
  • Merger Trials in the Bankruptcy Court
  • The Failing Firm Defense
  • The Flailing Firm or Weakened Competitor Defense
  • Failing and Flailing Firms: The Pandemic Effect
  • Drafting Issues in the Purchase and Sale Agreement
  • Marc G. Schildkraut, former Assistant Director, Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Competition, and Partner, BakerHostetler Antitrust and Competition team
  • Danyll W. Foix, Partner, BakerHostetler Antitrust and Competition team
  • Ryan D. Gorsche, Partner, BakerHostetler Mergers and Acquisitions team
  • Michael A. VanNiel, Partner, BakerHostetler Bankruptcy and Restructuring team

Approved for 1 hour CLE credit in California, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas. Available via reciprocity in New Jersey. Credit is pending in CO, FL, GA, IL, OH, VA and WA. Other states may be available upon request.

Please note, there may be press in attendance during the webinar.

For questions, please contact Alex Schrager at

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