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Coming to Terms: Important Issues and Considerations in Drafting M&A Agreements — Part II: Representations, Warranties, and Disclosure Schedules

April 30, 2018 Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

Last month, I posted a brief overview blog regarding the drafting and negotiating of the purchase and sale agreement in an M&A deal.  Then I began a series detailing three of the most important sections of the purchase and sale agreement: (1) the economics, (2) representations, warranties, and disclosure schedules, and (3) indemnification.  This blog on the representations, warranties, and disclosure schedules in the agreement will dive deeper into a complex part of the agreement.

Relevant Issues in Punitive Damage Claims in Business or Commercial Litigation

April 18, 2018 Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

I initially wrote an Overview of Florida Law on Punitive Damages Claims in Business or Commercial Litigation a few years’ ago. This article is meant to build upon the information provided in my initial article. In Federal Court, there is no requirement to proffer evidence of punitive damages prior to seeking financial net worth discovery. It is really important to understand this concept because in Federal Court it is much more difficult to prevent financial discovery then in State Court.

It’s not Over Until it’s Over: In Florida, the Foreign Corporation can be Served Through the Registered Agent Until the Corporation has Physically Received the Certificate of Withdrawal

February 13, 2018 Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

To bring a suit against a foreign corporation, or anyone for that matter, the court must be a “proper venue” for the suit.  Essentially, just because a state has jurisdiction does not mean that a plaintiff can pick whichever court he wants.  Without a proper venue, the lawsuit cannot proceed.  […]

What you see is not Always What it Seems: Due Diligence in the Mergers and Acquisitions Process Part III – Operational Due Diligence

December 8, 2017 Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

Previously, I wrote a blog highlighting a business purchaser’s need to do due diligence on its prospective target company.  As stated, the due diligence process can be split into three parts:  (1) legal; (2) financial; and (3) operational.  I began this series with a blog concerning legal due diligence, and […]

What you see is not Always What it Seems: Due Diligence in the Mergers & Acquisitions Process Part II – Financial Due Diligence

November 20, 2017 Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

Previously, I wrote a blog highlighting a business purchaser’s need to do due diligence on its prospective target company.  As stated, the due diligence process can be split into three parts:  (1) legal; (2) financial; and (3) operational.  I began this series with a blog concerning legal due diligence.  This […]

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