Mergers & Acquisitions

In its January 30, 2024, decision in Park v. Kim, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit responded to an attorney who submitted a reply brief in the appeal that cited a nonexistent case that, as it turns out, the attorney obtained through ChatGPT.

The Court informed Counsel it could not locate the case and requested she

Purchasing a business offers the advantage of not having to build a company from the ground. A business acquisition gives the new owner the capacity to operate from day one and have more probability of immediately receiving profit. Before buying a business, be aware of these 10 red flags that may affect your acquisition.
1. Unclear reason behind the business

What is due diligence in M&A?
In Mergers and Acquisitions, due diligence is the process of doing in-depth research on the target business to verify the veracity of the provided information and the potential profitability of the business acquisition. 

The purpose of due diligence in M&A is to have all the relevant information about the business to make an informed

Buying a business offers the opportunity of exploiting the potential of a recognized brand with an existent customer base that is ready to start operating.

However, purchasing a business is a hefty investment for which you will probably need a loan. Here’s a comprehensive guide on how to finance your business acquisition:

1. Verify Your Eligibility


How to Assess Governance Maturity and Improve Family Business Strategy Using the Three Circle Model

Even after 40 years, the Three Circle Model of Family Business is still an effective tool for dealing with the challenges of running a family business.

To be an effective advisor to a family business, you need to assess the governance maturity of each circle

Business resilience is a concept with a new meaning in a Covid-19 world. It has been defined by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) as “the capacity of any entity to prepare for disruptions, to recover from shocks and stresses, and then to adapt and grow from a disruptive experience.” Resilience is the demonstrated ability to move forward

It’s been six months since Covid-19 hit the U.S. Now that the immediate crisis is over, board members are tasked with evaluating how their businesses pulled through the acute stretch of the pandemic by asking questions, such as, How did we do? What could we have done better? How do we prepare for the next crisis?

This process demands that