Mayer Brown's Global Corporate/M&A Podcast Series is designed to keep you up to date on the latest corporate/M&A trends happening globally. Just 25-30 minutes long and available on iTunes, each podcast provides a quick and easy way to stay on top of the most recent developments in M&A, drawing on the perspective gained from doing deals in various regions around the world. We will continue to periodically deliver insight on legal issues relating to mergers and acquisitions and touch on relevant and timely topics.
Pre-Closing Covenants and the Pandemic
Corporate/M&A partner Joe Castelluccio and senior associate Jennifer Miller discuss pre-closing covenants in M&A transactions in the wake of the pandemic. They discuss why these pre-closing restrictions can have an outsized impact on deals in this environment and ways to address this impact.
Not Out of the Woods Yet: Will Your Closed Deal Be “Repriced” by COVID-19?
Corporate/M&A partners Paul Crimmins and Jennifer Keating and Litigation partner Brian Massengill discuss some key considerations for M&A practitioners in pending transactions, whether closed deals may be “repriced” and areas in which post-closing disputes may arise. This topic is likely to generate significant interest in the industry in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and related global financial crisis. Recorded on May 4, 2020 (prior to the resolution of the Victoria's Secret litigation).
Bridging the Gap: Non-Cash Consideration in Post COVID-19 M&A
M&A partners Paul Crimmins and Jennifer Keating and counsel Rebecca Seidl discuss non-cash considerations in post COVID-19 M&A.
Transactional Liability Insurance in Distressed M&A: Challenges and Opportunities in Using Representations and Warranties Insurance in Section 363 Transactions
M&A partners and co-leaders of Mayer Brown’s transactional liability insurance practice Joe Castelluccio and William Kucera discuss some key considerations for insurers and buyers in using representations and warranties insurance in Section 363 transactions, a topic that is likely to generate significant interest in the transactional liability insurance industry in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and related global financial crisis.
Top 10 Due Diligence Pitfalls for Fintech Transactions
US-based partners Nina Flax, leader of our Northern California Corporate & Securities practice, Steve Kaplan, co-leader for the firm's Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement group, Joe Pennell, a Technology Transactions partner active in both fintech M&A and bank/fintech partnership transactions, and Libby Raymond, co-head of the Financial Institutions M&A and Fintech groups, discuss the top 10 due diligence pitfalls for fintech transactions.
Investments and M&A Transactions in Mozambique
Associate Quinncy McNeal moderates a discussion among partners Gonçalo Falcão and Paulo Rage, and special counsel Norman Nadorff on current trends and developments in Mozambique.