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Court Rules That EY Earnout Calculation Was Arbitration Not Expert Determination

Introduction There are often post-closing calculations that must be made in an M&A deal. Examples are working capital and earnout calculations. Often the parties agree in advance to a dispute resolution procedure in the M&A documents in the event there

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Delaware court refuses to submit dispute to expert determination by accountant

Buyer and Seller executed a merger agreement on April 13, 2018. Pursuant to the merger agreement, Buyer acquired Target from its selling security holders, including Seller, a New York investment management company. Buyer paid a base price of $125 million,

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