January 28, 2020

January-February Issue: Deal Lawyers Print Newsletter

This January-February issue of the Deal Lawyers print newsletter was just posted – & also sent to the printers.  It takes a deep dive into issues surrounding earnouts – M&A’s “siren song.” Topics include:

– An Overview of Earnouts
– Prevalence of Earnouts & Common Terms
– Tax & Financial Reporting Issues
– When Earnouts Are “Securities”
– The Risk of Post-Closing Disputes
– Earnout Litigation: Plenty to Fight About
– How Much Protection Does Good Documentation Provide?
– Key Issues in Structuring & Negotiating an Earnout

Remember that – as a “thank you” to those that subscribe to both & our Deal Lawyers print newsletter – we are making all issues of the Deal Lawyers print newsletter available online. There is a big blue tab called “Back Issues” near the top of – 2nd from the end of the row of tabs. This tab leads to all of our issues, including the most recent one.

And a bonus is that even if only one person in your firm is a subscriber to the Deal Lawyers print newsletter, anyone who has access to will be able to gain access to the Deal Lawyers print newsletter. For example, if your firm has a firmwide license to – and only one person subscribes to the print newsletter – everybody in your firm will be able to access the online issues of the print newsletter. That is real value. Here are FAQs about the Deal Lawyers print newsletter including how to access the issues online.

John Jenkins