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Understanding landlord consents in share and asset purchase transactions

Transactions, whether share or asset purchase, may involve the transfer of real property interests. Some important considerations when drafting agreements for these transactions are: Are there any leases that are a part of the transferred assets? If so, is landlord consent required for assignment or change of control under these leases? Are the leases material, … Continue reading

Change-in-control severance and its impact on key talent retention

As discussed in previous posts written by my colleagues Victoria Riley and Sara Josselyn, key talent retention is an important consideration for parties to a proposed M&A transaction. The uncertainty of a potential transaction may cause key employees to seek work elsewhere, which could in turn, jeopardize the deal itself. A change-in-control (CIC) severance agreement, … Continue reading

A guide to change-in-control arrangements

Conducting thorough due diligence with respect to a target company’s compensation plans, employment agreements, employee benefit plans and employee policies is an integral component in evaluating a potential merger or acquisition. For an acquiror, another significant piece of the overall picture with respect to compensation, however, is the impact of a merger or acquisition on … Continue reading
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