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Compliance with Laws Representations

Published by Bloomberg Law
Market Trends: What You Need to Know As shown in the American Bar Association's Private Target Mergers and Acquisitions Deal Point Studies: Compliance with laws representations are almost always, barring highly unusual circumstances, present in merger and acquisition (M&A) purchase agreements; i.e., these representations are seen in 98%-100% of...

Trends in M&A Provisions: Compliance with Laws Representations

In merger and acquisition (“M&A”) transactions, the definitive purchase agreement (whether asset purchase agreement, stock purchase agreement, or merger agreement) typically contains representations, warranties, and covenants, along with related indemnification obligations. One common representation that the seller gives [ii] is that the target has operated its business in accordance with...