Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)

This is FindLaw's collection of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) articles, part of the Corporate Governance section of the Corporate Counsel Center. Typical M&A work involves advising on selling, combining, and acquiring businesses. Large firms often focus on public M&A, advising either the buyer or seller in a transaction involving a public company. This area of corporate law routinely provides the biggest deals, often crosses international borders, and can involve cash and/or stock considerations. Law articles in this archive are predominantly written by lawyers for a professional audience seeking business solutions to legal issues. Start your free research with FindLaw.

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Articles
    • Strategic Alliance as a Prelude to Merger
      erger mania is back - in the U.S., in Europe and in Canada. Law firm merger evaluation and analysis is once again a fast-growing area of Altman Weil's consulting practice. And, once again, (as in the 1980s) "go/no go" analyses of prospective mergers ...

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    • Plain English Comes to M & A Disclosure
      Originally Published in April 1999, M&A LawyerBy Glasser LegalWorks Merger and acquisition lawyers were not certain what to expect when the Securities and Exchange Commission began applying its plain English rules to registration statements on Form ...

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    • Outsouring: M&A in Drag
      "Marriage, a.k.a. outsourcing, is significantly different from a one-night stand," says Richard Austin, chief legal counsel of EDS Canada Inc. Obvious? There are a few Bay Street lawyers who disagree. Sure, for the latter, once "the deed" is done ...

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