This session reviews the structure of a deal term sheet including general and fundamental representations and explains term sheet definitions such as materiality scrape, sandbagging, etc. The speakers also discuss the impact of insurance on escrow and indemnity packages, the implications to R&W insurance of asset deals versus mergers, and how the R&W insurance exposure differs between strategic and private equity buyers. Don’t miss out on learning more about this topic. Login to the PLUS website and listen to the recording here. PLUS webinars and on-demand recordings are only available to PLUS members so if you haven’t become a member [...]
Mergers and acquisitions give organizations the potential to increase capabilities, diversify offerings and expand market share, but they also present considerable risks. And while companies usually review financial, strategic, legal and operational details before completing an M&A transaction, another important concern is often overlooked: cybersecurity. When organizations don’t complete a detailed cyber evaluation of target companies before a merger or acquisition, it creates an unnecessary risk – one that can result in significant financial and legal challenges. A data breach could not only threaten a company’s business assets and functions, but also could lower its profits, market value and brand [...]
From the 2016 PLUS Transactional Risk webinar series installment “Reps & Warranties – Claims, Trends & Process,” Stephen Davidson (Aon Transaction Solutions), Mary McIvor (AIG), and Diane Parker (Allied World Assurance Company) discuss the claims process for representations and warranties policies. This clip is from the sixth installment of PLUS’ 8-part webinar series on transactional risk. Don’t miss the next installment, Tax Opinion Insurance, on Wednesday, July 27, at 11 a.m. ET. You must be a current PLUS member to attend this webinar. PLUS members can view this entire session in the PLUS Multimedia Library.