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“Distressed M&A transactions Conference: regulatory developments and best practice” – Convenia, Milan (21 – 22 May 2019)

Alberto De Luca will be a speaker at the conference “Distressed M&A transactions: regulatory developments and best practice”, organised by Convenia on 21 and 22 May 2019 in Milan.

Location and time

The event will take place at the NH Machiavelli Hotel, Via Lazzaretto 5 – 20124 Milan.

Each session will commence at 9:00 and end at 17:00.


The following topics will be addressed by industry experts: market scenarios and new regulatory framework for Distressed M&A in the context of NPL/UTP transactions, asset acquisitions in insolvency proceedings and listed target companies, Distressed M&A and criminal liability, labour-law aspects, tax issues in the valuation of companies in crisis, role of the liquidator/temporary manager, intervention of an institutional investor.

Alberto De Luca’s speech will address the issue of “Distressed M&A: opportunities and risks in managing continuing and redundant employment relationships”, with specific focus on:

– special rules for distressed companies: exceptions to workers’ acquired rights as a result of provisions of law and cherry picking.

– the role of trade union relationships

– the right of termination in employment contracts referring to managers and non-managers