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Clarifying Buyer’s Set-Off Provision in M&A Deals for Unresolved Indemnity Claims

Gain insights into the legal complexities of using set-off provisions in M&A transactions. Understand how disputes over indemnity claims can impact post-closing payments and buyer protections. M&A Stories October 14, 2020 Introduction: When a business buyer purchases another company, they

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When Setoff Applies in Asset Purchase Agreements for Indemnification Claims

Explore the complexities of setoff in asset purchase agreements for indemnification claims. Learn how post-closing payments can be impacted by unresolved issues between buyers and sellers. Case analysis included. March 19, 2020 Introduction: After acquiring a business, buyers sometimes uncover

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Buyer’s Rights to Offset Environmental Legal Costs in M&A Deals

Explore the nuances of buyer offset rights in M&A deals and their application in a real-world case. Learn how a Delaware court ruled on a seller’s challenge to offset legal costs in a post-closing environmental litigation. September 9, 2019 M&A

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Buyer Halts Payments, Alleges Inaccurate Financials in M&A Deal

Explore a case where a buyer halted payments in an M&A deal due to alleged financial inaccuracies, and learn about offset provisions in purchase agreements. M&A Stories March 29, 2019 Introduction: In the world of mergers and acquisitions, uncertainties loom

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Delaware Court Rules Buyer Must Honor Post-Closing Payments Despite Seller’s Breach

Explore the implications of a recent M&A case in Delaware (Post Holdings, Inc. v. NPE Seller Rep LLC), emphasizing the importance of honoring post-closing payments despite alleged breaches by the seller. Gain insights into contractual obligations, indemnification claims, and the

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Buyer’s Indemnification Claim and Pre-Closing Tax Refunds: A Cautionary Tale

Explore the intricacies of indemnification claims in M&A through a cautionary tale of a private equity firm’s acquisition of an environmental remediation company. Learn from the legal challenges, court rulings, and the importance of setoff provisions in stock purchase agreements.

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