Indemnification in M&A Contracts Part V: Materiality Scrapes
Our fifth and final post regarding indemnification in M&A takes us on a journey through Materiality Scrapes.
Indemnification in M&A Contracts Part IV: Caps, Baskets, and Deductibles
Part IV in our series on indemnification focuses on caps, baskets, and deductibles.
Indemnification in M&A Contracts Part III: Time Period for Indemnification (aka. The Survival Periods)
Part III in our series on Indemnification in M&A takes us to Time Periods for Indemnification.
Indemnification in M&A Contracts Part II: Indemnification “Claims”
Part II of our series on Indemnification in M&A Contracts focuses on the wide scope of potential claims covered by indemnification.
Indemnification in Mergers and Acquisitions Contracts
Indemnification is one of the most important, but least understood, parts of an M&A transaction. In this blog series, we will be covering the different aspects of the Indemnification Section of the Purchase Agreement. Part 1 will discuss what indemnification is and the process for indemnification under the agreement.
When is a Stock Sale not a Stock Sale? When it’s a Section 338(h)(10) Sale
This blog discusses the differences between an acquisition structured as an Asset Sale versus one structured as a Stock Sale, as well as the Section 338(h)(10) election, which is used when the Buyer needs the transaction to qualify as a stock sale, but wants the advantages of asset sale tax treatment.
Mistakes that Take the Cake
Corporate attorneys tend to see recurring mistakes that businesses make, and the large impact they can have. This article summarizes four common errors we see at Vela Wood, in the hopes that you (the reader) can avoid them. State Annual […]
What is an F-Reorganization?
If you have tried to sell or buy a business that is an S-corporation for tax purposes recently, you may have run into the newly popular structure called the “F-Reorganization.” But what on earth is an F-reorganization? And why is it so popular? This blog post explains the structure.
Understanding Basic Contracts: Liability Limitations
We are back with our Understanding Basic Contracts series with a post about the often seen, but little understood, “Liability” or “Liability Limitation” Section. The liability limitation section, much like the indemnification clause, is all about allocating risk and monetary […]