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Owner Loses $14.5 Million Fraud Claim Against Majority Shareholder in Stock Deal

May 22, 2020 Introduction This deal is a reminder that a seller of a business needs to read the transactional documents (with the help of a competent lawyer) before signing. In this case it cost the seller $14.5 million. The

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Seller of target company’s release given in stock purchase agreement bars reimbursement claim of seller’s parent against target

Shareholder’s Parent is a leading North American provider of environmental services to commercial and governmental entities. Until November 1, 2015, Shareholder’s Parent indirectly owned all of the issued and outstanding stock of Target through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Shareholder. Shareholder provides

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