Posts tagged Mergers and Acquisitions.
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In the complex world of mergers and acquisitions, it is more important than ever for businesses to consider insurance issues early and often. In a recent Bloomberg Law article, Hunton attorneys Syed S. Ahmad, Adam Lyons and Alex D. Pappas outline why businesses must fulsomely evaluate the insurance implications of proposed corporate transactions. The article describes the specific pitfalls businesses may face if they overlook insurance issues. The article then discusses the legal and practical effects of anti-transfer provisions, which could be used by insurers to deny or limit ...

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After any merger or acquisition, disputes can arise regarding the accuracy of representations and warranties made by the seller to the buyer. In most transactions today, the buyer obtains representation and warranty insurance to cover the buyer for losses resulting from the seller’s breach of a representation or warranty. When an R&W policy provides coverage, a seller may attempt to offset its obligations to the buyer by amounts paid by the R&W insurer. Likewise, the R&W insurer may attempt offset against the damages paid by the seller to the buyer. But other legal and equitable ...


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