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Litigation in the transaction setting


Mergers and acquisitions are complex, challenging transactions with numerous areas for disagreement. Those disagreements can explode into costly litigation. In Litigation in the transaction setting, our two-part webinar series, we explore two of the most common areas of M&A litigation and what you can do to protect your next deal.

Part 1 – Valuation issues in dissenting shareholder cases
Tues., May 13, 2014
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CDT | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EDT

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Dissenting shareholder cases most often involve the valuation of a non-controlling interest in a privately held business and occur in the context of a merger or sale of assets which may be detrimental to a minority shareholder. Valuation issues in these cases are usually complex and require sound judgment.

In this webcast, we:

  • explore the complex valuation issues encountered in dissenting shareholder cases
  • review key court cases
  • provide insight into common mistakes made in calculating these valuations

Part 2 – Post-closing disputes: what to know, how to avoid them
Tues., June 3, 2014
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CDT | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EDT 

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Post-closing issues are the most common types of disputes arising from the purchase or sale of a business. Post-closing disputes can derail what may otherwise appear as an obvious win-win transaction. The complexity, ambiguity and uncertainty of post-closing calculations can create unintended consequences more often than not, negatively impacting profits. 

In this webcast,we:

  • highlight common causes of post-closing disputes
  • discuss the accounting issues that can trigger litigation
  • show how to avoid to these disputes

Who should attend?
Attorneys – Transaction-focused attorneys and litigators, General Counsel of acquisitive organizations and other professionals involved in the transaction process



CLE Credit
Approved for 1.0 credit hour for each webcast in the following states: IL, MO, MN, TX, CA

Applying for credit on webcast #2 in NY.

More information
Email: Terri Fisher
Phone: 312.634.4739