Civil Penalties for HSR Violations Raised by FTC

The Federal Trade Commission announced that the maximum civil penalty for violations of the premerger notification requirements of the HSR Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 has increased from $16,000 to $40,000 per day. A premerger notification gives the FTC and the Department of Justice, which share jurisdiction over HSR, the ability to review a transaction for …

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MBBP Partner Carl Barnes to be Panelist on MCLE M&A Program

Carl Barnes will be featured as a panelist on the upcoming MCLE program "Representations, Warranties, Indemnification and Termination Provisions: Drafting and negotiating to allocate risk in business transactions". For more detail and for information on how to register, visit our M&A Today blog.

M&A Considerations for Venture-Backed Companies – Register now!

MBBP to host a panel of experienced deal makers who will provide an insider's perspective on what it takes to successfully position a venture backed company for sale and get a deal done. These panelists include Brady Bohrmann, Ted Gillick, and Douglas Melsheimer. They all represent unique perspectives of a buyer, seller, and banker and each bring years of experience in venture-backed M&A. …

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Attorney Shannon Zollo Panelist at AMAA New England Meeting

MBBP Attorney Shannon Zollo will be a panelist at the upcoming Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors New England Chapter meeting on Monday, May 9th. The topic of this meeting is, "Bridging the Valuation Gap - Earn Outs". Specifically, the panelists will discuss the use of earn outs in M&A, structural considerations, measurement methods, legal issues, tax implications, valuation and …

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Just Posted – MBBP’s 2015 M&A Year in Review!

Check out MBBP's M&A Today blog for a sampling of our successful M&A transactions from 2015. We take pride in guiding clients through the complexities of M&A transactions in markets as diverse as analytical instruments, software, SAAS, industrial controls, pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical devices, transportation, professional services, and oil & gas. Cheers to great clients!    

The Delaware Supreme Court Issues a Ruling In Long Running Dispute

The case which arose out of the failed license agreement and merger between Siga Technologies, Inc. (“SIGA”) and PharmAthene, Inc. (“PharmAthene”) in 2006 resulted in the Chancery Court issuing an order awarding damages to PharmAthene. Read more on our M&A blog.

M&A Video Clip – Representations & Warranties: Common Issues in M&A Transactions

In the eighth video of MBBP’s M&A Clip Series, M&A attorney Mary Beth Kerrigan talks about representations and warranties in M&A transactions.  

M&A Video Clip – Working Capital Adjustment: Common Issues in M&A Transactions

In the sixth video of MBBP’s M&A Clip Series, M&A attorney Scott Bleier explains why working capital is a vital piece of the M&A transaction.

M&A Video Clip – Escrow: Common Issues in M&A Transactions

In the fifth video of MBBP’s M&A Clip Series, M&A Attorney Joe Marrow discusses escrow (or a hold back) which is common in most merger and acquisition transactions.

M&A Video Clip – HSR Act and Timing Issues

In the fourth video of MBBP’s M&A Clip Series, Corporate attorney Mark Tarallo addresses HSR Act and timing issues related to closing an M&A transaction. Did you miss last week’s topic? No problem. Check our archive.