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Understanding The Disclosure Letter - Live at Your Desk

Understanding The Disclosure Letter - Live at Your Desk

Session

25 Jul 2024

2:00 PM ‐ 3:30 PM

With a SmartPlan £144

With a Season Ticket £160

Standard price £320

All prices exclude VAT
Level
Intermediate: Requires some prior subject knowledge
CPD
1.5 hours
Group bookings
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Introduction

Once seen merely as a document which tried to provide the seller with some protection against the risk of warranty claims, the disclosure letter has become one of the key documents in any sale of shares or assets, and a heavily negotiable part of the process.

This online workshop session will look at the case law which sets out the rules for full, fair and accurate disclosure so that sellers can be sure they have maximised the protection available to them, and buyers can ensure that they are not caught out.

If you have some experience of corporate transaction work but are looking for a clearer understanding of the legal issues involved in disclosure and tips on how to make those rules work in your favour, then this course is for you. It will be of value to anyone who deals with corporate transaction work under UK law.

What You Will Learn

This live and interactive session will cover the following:

  • The disclosure letter in context: what are you trying to achieve?
  • Protecting the seller
  • What is 'full, fair and accurate disclosure’
  • Recent case law
  • General disclosures - do they work?
  • Distinguishing actual, constructive, implied and deemed knowledge
  • How to create an effective disclosure bundle
  • The buyer's response - making sure you've got the detail and considering the alternatives

Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.