Regulatory Hurdles:

Posted: 08/05/13

Smithfield Foods is currently seeking regulatory approval for a sale of the business to Shuanghui of China. The challenges it faces will likely have to be navigated by more companies seeking to sell to or merge with foreign companies in the future. In July 2013 we helped three consultants at FTI Consulting publish an article here about how companies use corporate communications to minimize the objections of regulators. And in August we helped one of them, David Roady, develop a shorter version that was published by Forbes, here.