DIS@Singapore: Asian and German Perspectives on Post M&A Disputes


Arbitration is a popular choice for dispute resolution in Asian-German cross-border corporate transactions. In Germany, it has become the common method of resolving post M&A disputes. Typical scenarios include disputes about contractual representations and warranties, purchase price adjustments, MAC clauses, earn-outs, escrowed funds, and statutory tort claims. Often legal and accounting questions are intertwined.

In an Asian-German cross-border M&A deal, some common questions arise: Should I select arbitration? If so, what choices should I make in the arbitration clause? Is splitting the seat from the applicable substantive law a good compromise? What are the typical challenges in such matters – e.g. information access after closing and interplay of contractual and tort claims – and how can they be addressed in contract drafting? What, if any, solutions to those challenges are offered by arbitral practice? Is there a difference between common law and German law when interpreting M&A contracts?

With our panel of experienced arbitration lawyers from Singapore and Germany, we discuss some of these questions and learn about recent experiences.


Asian and German Perspectives on Post M&A Disputes

Date: 22 February 2024, 9.00 – 11.00 am (SGT/GMT+8)
Venue: RAJAH & TANN, 9 Straits View #06-07, Marina One West Tower, Singapore

For further information please refer to the programme. This event is supported by SIAC.
Participation in this event is free of charge.


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