The Latest On Private M&a Deal Points: Part I – Indemnification

By | Canadian M&A Law | January 28, 2016
The Latest On Private M&a Deal Points: Part I – Indemnification

The Market Trends Subcommittee of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee (the ABA Subcommittee) of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association recently released its latest edition of the Private Target M&A Deal Points Study (the US Study) which analyzes acquisition agreements for transactions completed in 2014 involving US private targets being acquired by US public companies.

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Dissent Rights Condition in Public M&a: Will Canada Continue Its Own Way?

Dissent Rights Condition in Public M&a: Will Canada Continue Its Own Way?

Our recent blog post, which summarized the latest editions of the US and Canadian Strategic Buyer/Public Target M&A Deal Points Study indicates that in the context of  public M&A transactions, Canadian and US practices are generally fairly consistent and have not changed significantly over the past few years.

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Disclaimers of Extra-Contractual Liability in Delaware Following Prairie Capital III, LP V. Double E Holding Corp.

Acquisition agreements in private M&A transactions frequently contain language that purports to limit the purchaser’s recourse against the seller for extra-contractual misrepresentations, even if fraudulent, in order to allocate among the parties the risk of potential post-closing losses.

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