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.

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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.