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Crain's Ask the Expert: Exploring the M&A Landscape

Click Here to View the Original PDF from Crain's New York 2019 was a busy year in the mergers and acquisitions world, with both private equity firms and strategic buyers looking for deals in an environment shaped by tax reform, a looser regulatory climate and increased cash reserves at...

Trends in Private Company M&A Provisions: The “Materiality Scrape”

In terms of apportioning responsibility for a target company’s liabilities as between buyer and seller in an M&A transaction, a “materiality scrape” can be one of the most important provisions within the transaction documents. And yet this provision?and its significance to the overall risk profile of an M&A transaction?is often not fully...