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Due Diligence and Closings in M&A Deals

The basics of due diligence and closings in M&A deals. Includes an overview of the diligence process, tips for conducting due diligence, the closing process, the differences between simultaneous and delayed closings, and guidance on drafting key closing documents.

This track qualifies for CLE. Select a jurisdiction for details.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Officer's Certificates

    A summary of what’s typically included in an Officer’s Certificate, some drafting tips and a discussion of the issues of materiality qualifiers and dates.

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    Secretary's Certificates

    Secretary’s Certificates may be basic, but they are important closing documents. This course covers their contents and how to draft them.

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    Due Diligence for M&A Deals

    A primer on the due diligence process in M&A deals, including what due diligence is, its impact on a deal and tips for conducting a diligence review.

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    Due Diligence Request Lists

    An introduction to due diligence request lists, including their typical structure and contents and the roles of buyer’s and seller’s counsel.