Specialist Practice Groups and Others Preview

M&A Practice

What is M&A practice? What do deal lawyers do? This course will help you understand this practice area, whether you want to be an M&A lawyer or not.

What is a Working Group List? Preview

The Working Group List

Knowing how to create a good working group list is important for any junior lawyer. This course shares best practices and drafting tips.

Format, Contents and Drafting Preview

M&A Term Sheets

A look at term sheets, including reasons why they are and aren’t used in M&A deals and some style and drafting tips.

Triangular Mergers Preview

Deal Structures

Understanding deal structures is critical for anyone involved with M&A deals. This course explains the three main deal types: asset acquisitions, stock acquisitions and mergers.

Introduction, Preamble, and Recitals Preview

Principal Acquisition Agreements

Acquisition agreements used in M&A deals have a lot in common, but there are also important differences. This course covers the main provisions to help give a general understanding of them all.

Sample Disclosure Schedules Preview

Disclosure Schedules

An overview of disclosure schedules, including their typical contents and what buyers and sellers think about when reviewing and drafting them.

Caps & Baskets Preview

Caps & Baskets

Sellers in private deals often try to limit their liability with limits and thresholds called caps and baskets. This video describes what they are and how they work.

The Closing Checklist Preview

M&A Closings

This course explains the closing process from start to finish, covering things such as the closing checklist, typical closing documents and post-closings.

Five Tips for a Good Closing Checklist Preview

Closing Checklists

A good closing checklist can help any deal run more efficiently. This course suggests five things to keep in mind when working on a closing checklist as well as some drafting tips.