1 hr 3 min

The Challenges of Cross-Border Deals M&A Science

    • Business

Clifford Felig, Partner at Meitar | Law Offices.
International business transactions often present unique challenges that are vastly different from local ones. The complexity increases exponentially when these transactions involve mergers and acquisitions (M&A). 
In this episode of the M&A Science Podcast, Clifford Felig, Partner at Meitar Law Offices, discusses the challenges of cross-border deals, particularly in Isreal, where he had most of his experiences.
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This episode is sponsored by the M&A Science Academy. If you’re looking to improve your in-house training, we have corporate training plans provided. Give your team members access to the best in class courses, templates, and networking opportunities in the industry. Our academy was designed to lead practitioners with the outdo with the M&A practices. It’s also a great way to show your support for M&A Science.  If you’re interested in learning more about individual or team plans, visit this page.
Episode Timestamps 00:00 Intro
03:44 Finding an attorney for cross-border deals
08:01 Challenges of cross-border deals
14:55 Being mindful of the time difference
16:21 Key differences in local laws
19:18 Nature of deals in Isreal
21:40 Mitigating Risks
25:19 Differences in Negotiations
28:10 Difference in presenting LOI
29:56 Key differences in price negotiations
33:33 The American stereotype
36:59 Indemnification issues
39:40 Confidentiality
43:20 Differences in diligence
46:43 The importance of an attorney’s experience
48:09 Negotiating legal fees
52:22 Integrating Cross-Border Deals
53:32 Signs of a bad counsel
 

Clifford Felig, Partner at Meitar | Law Offices.
International business transactions often present unique challenges that are vastly different from local ones. The complexity increases exponentially when these transactions involve mergers and acquisitions (M&A). 
In this episode of the M&A Science Podcast, Clifford Felig, Partner at Meitar Law Offices, discusses the challenges of cross-border deals, particularly in Isreal, where he had most of his experiences.
____________________________________________________________________________
This episode is sponsored by the M&A Science Academy. If you’re looking to improve your in-house training, we have corporate training plans provided. Give your team members access to the best in class courses, templates, and networking opportunities in the industry. Our academy was designed to lead practitioners with the outdo with the M&A practices. It’s also a great way to show your support for M&A Science.  If you’re interested in learning more about individual or team plans, visit this page.
Episode Timestamps 00:00 Intro
03:44 Finding an attorney for cross-border deals
08:01 Challenges of cross-border deals
14:55 Being mindful of the time difference
16:21 Key differences in local laws
19:18 Nature of deals in Isreal
21:40 Mitigating Risks
25:19 Differences in Negotiations
28:10 Difference in presenting LOI
29:56 Key differences in price negotiations
33:33 The American stereotype
36:59 Indemnification issues
39:40 Confidentiality
43:20 Differences in diligence
46:43 The importance of an attorney’s experience
48:09 Negotiating legal fees
52:22 Integrating Cross-Border Deals
53:32 Signs of a bad counsel
 

1 hr 3 min

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