Category Archives: M&A

Second Edition of “The Structure of M&A Contracts” Being Considered

Remember my ebook The Structure of M&A Contracts? Me neither, almost. It has been available only on the Thomson Reuters ProView app. Because of various problems—for …

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This Statement of Fact Is in Every M&A Contract, But You Won’t Have a Remedy If It’s Inaccurate

I recently received the following from a reader (I redacted information identifying a law firm): I practiced at big firms for a few years, but …

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“Lock-Up Creep” as an Example of Needless Complexity in M&A Drafting

I noted with interest the article Lock-Up Creep. It’s by Steven M. Davidoff, the least of whose accomplishments is the fact that he’s my webcast co-presenter, and …

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It’s Time for a New M&A Trade Group

No one has commented publicly on my post about suboptimal drafting in the contract for Jeff Bezos’s acquisition of the Washington Post (here). That comes …

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“Dear Mr. Bezos”: An Open Letter to Jeff Bezos About Suboptimal Drafting in the Washington Post Contract

Dear Mr. Bezos: I noted with interest the contract providing for your acquisition of the Washington Post. (Go here for a PDF copy.) Whereas others have …

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Double Materiality Is a Figment of Practitioner Imagination: Quod Erat Demonstrandum

Those who don’t do M&A may leave the room. In MSCD and in my ebook The Structure of M&A Contracts, I explain that double materiality …

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Once More, With Feeling: Relaunching My Ebook “The Structure of M&A Contracts”

A little over a year ago I announced publication of my book The Structure of M&A Contracts. Since then, limbo: First, the book was available …

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