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The Importance of Due Diligence When Acquiring a Business in a Regulated Industry

Navigating the complex landscape of acquiring a business in a regulated industry can be a minefield without thorough due diligence. In our latest post, we delve into the critical importance of meticulous pre-acquisition audits to ensure compliance with stringent regulations

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Mitigating Buyer Risks in M&A: Managing Asset Seller Liabilities

Explore the intricate world of M&A in our latest blog, where we delve into buyer risk mitigation and seller liability management in asset acquisitions. Join us as we dissect real cases, like the recent dispute over undisclosed software fees in

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M&A Seller’s $17M Earnout Dispute: Lessons from a Healthcare Tech Acquisition

Explore the intricacies of a healthcare tech acquisition with a $17 million earnout dispute. Gain insights into the importance of due diligence, clear terms, and transparency in M&A transactions. Learn from the legal actions, key findings, and implications for both

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Navigating M&A Legal Complexities: A Close Look at Trade Secrets

Explore the legal intricacies of M&A trade secrets in this in-depth analysis of a recent case. Discover key findings, implications, and the importance of due diligence. M&A Stories November 5, 2023 Introduction: In a recent legal case, an M&A buyer

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Auto Dealership Purchase: A Cautionary Tale of Deposits and Legal Clarity

Explore the legal intricacies of an $11 million Chrysler Jeep Dodge dealership purchase in upstate New York, emphasizing the importance of due diligence and clear contract terms in M&A transactions. M&A Stories November 2, 2023 Introduction: Buying an auto dealership

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Avoiding M&A Pitfalls: Buyer Beware in Bankruptcy

Explore the legal intricacies of M&A transactions and learn from a real case – In Re Sanders. Discover how due diligence and reliance on seller representations can impact the dischargeability of seller debts in bankruptcy. M&A Stories October 5, 2023

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Buyer’s Defamation Claim in Failed Bankruptcy M&A Deal

M&A Stories  Explore a recent M&A case where a buyer’s decision to back out of an asset purchase agreement led to a defamation claim by the seller. Learn about the legal proceedings and the court’s ruling in this bankruptcy-related merger

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BUYER OF DENTAL PRACTICE ASSETS FACES LAWSUIT OVER ALLEGED MEDICAID FRAUD BY SELLER

A whistleblower claims that the buyer of the assets of a dental practice is responsible for allegedly false Medicaid claims filed by the seller. M&A Stories July 6, 2023 Introduction: In this M&A story, we discuss a case where the

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BUYER’S WARRANTY PROMISE EXPOSES LEGAL CONSEQUENCES IN MANUFACTURER’S ASSET ACQUISITION

A New Hampshire federal district court permitted the distributor to pursue a claim against the buyer based upon its assurances made to the distributor before closing. The buyer did not tell the distributor that its responsibility to fix printers sold

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BUYER OF RESTAURANT ASSETS FACES LAWSUIT OVER EMPLOYEE WAGE AND HOUR CLAIMS

Federal court dismissed claims of former seller employees against buyer of restaurant assets because employees did not allege in their complaint that buyer had been aware of wage and hour problems at the restaurant or the inability of the seller

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