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Disclosure: SEC Sanctions SPAC for Non-Disclosure of Preliminary Merger Negotiations

Deal Lawyers

Deciding whether a public company needs to disclose preliminary merger negotiations is always a challenging process, but the SEC recently announced an enforcement proceeding against a SPAC that serves as a reminder that getting that decision wrong can have a significant downside.

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The Art of Negotiating in Mergers and Acquisitions

Sun Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) can be some of the most complex and high-stakes transactions in the business world. Whether you’re looking to expand your company’s reach or considering the sale of your business, effective negotiation is a crucial skill. A well-prepared negotiator is a confident negotiator.

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Key Takeaways: 2023 ABA Private Target Mergers & Acquisitions Deal Points Study

JD Supra: Mergers

The Private Target Mergers & Acquisitions Deal Points Study (“the Study”) is published on a bi-annual basis by the Market Trends Subcommittee of the ABA Business Law Section’s M&A Committee, which I am happy to serve on.

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Delaware Requires Compliance With DGCL Provisions Governing Board Negotiation And Board And Stockholder Approval Requirements For Merger Agreements

JD Supra: Mergers

On February 29, 2024, Chancellor Kathaleen St. McCormick granted in part and denied in part defendants’ motion to dismiss claims seeking to invalidate the acquisition of a gaming company (“Target”) by a large technology company under Delaware General Corporation Law (“DGCL”) Sections 251 and 141 and asserting claims of conversion.

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Navigating the Deal: The Crucial Role of Emotional Intelligence in Business Negotiations

Sun Acquisitions

In the fast-paced world of mergers and acquisitions, where figures and spreadsheets often take center stage, a subtle yet powerful force can shape a deal’s success or failure: emotional intelligence (EI). Building Trust: The Foundation of Successful Negotiations At the heart of any successful negotiation is trust.

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Mastering the Art of Expert Deal Negotiation

MergersCorp M&A International

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions can be complex and require careful negotiation to ensure both parties involved in the deal are satisfied with the outcome. MergersCorp M&A International is a leading M&A advisory firm with a global reach, specializing in the facilitation of mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.

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Del. Chancery Refuses to Dismiss Claims Questioning Board Approval of Merger Agreement

Deal Lawyers

.; 2/24), Chancellor McCormick refused to dismiss a plaintiff’s claims that the Activision Blizzard board of directors “violated multiple provisions of the Delaware General Corporation Law (the “DGCL”) governing board negotiation and board and stockholder approval of merger agreements” when it authorized the company’s merger (..)

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