A Masterclass on Warranties & Indemnities in Corporate Transactions
Anybody buying a business takes a risk. However careful their due diligence and pre-contract investigations, whether they are buying shares or assets the concept of caveat emptor holds good and there is always the risk of the 'skeleton in the cupboard'.
The sensible buyer will protect himself through the processes of warranties and indemnities. The sensible seller will try to ensure that he does not leave himself too openly exposed to the potential of warranty claims eating into hard earned proceeds of sale.
This masterclass looks at the legal issues and the practical commercial value of warranties and indemnities and the issues likely to arise in negotiating them.
If you are a solicitor involved in the drafting and negotiation of private company sales and acquisitions then this course is for you.
What You Will Learn
This course will cover the following:
- The legal effect of warranties
- The practical purposes for which warranties are used
- Key elements in negotiating warranties and their incorporation in the contract
- The difference between warranties and representations
- The legal effect of indemnities
- How and when indemnities are used
- How to protect the seller
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