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Key Takeaways: 2021 ABA Private Target Mergers & Acquisitions Deal Points Study

The ABA Private Target Mergers & Acquisitions Deal Points Study is published on a bi-annual basis. The 2021 Deal Points Study (the “Study”) analyzed 123 publicly available purchase agreements executed and closed in 2020 and the first quarter of 2021.  The Study looks at several areas of negotiation, including...

A Toolkit for Directors & Officers of US Companies Amid COVID-19

The current COVID-19 crisis has rapidly re-shaped everyday life around the world, and our understanding of the impact this disruption to daily interactions and routines has had on business is constantly evolving. While much attention has been given to the effects on the economy and the stock markets, as...

The Sandbagging Conundrum Explained

There is perhaps no more consistently vexing problem for transactional attorneys on opposite sides than figuring out a fair contractual resolution for “sandbagging” issues. Sandbagging typically occurs when the buyer of a business learns that a seller will be in breach of a contractual representation when the deal closes...