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The growing length of M&A agreements: a response to new legal risks and market conditions?

Given the increasing size and complexity of M&A transactions, it is perhaps natural that M&A agreements would also increase in length and linguistic sophistication. In a new discussion paper, Professor John Coates of Harvard Law School examines the evidence for this hypothesis in the period from 1994 to 2014. He finds in that time frame … Continue reading