Avoiding Corporate Successor Liability in Asset Purchases

March 23, 2022
Strafford Live Webinar

Morris F. DeFeo, chair of Herrick's Corporate Department, presented a live CLE webinar entitled "Avoiding Corporate Successor Liability in Asset Purchases" with Leah S. Baucom of K&L Gates. The pair guided M&A counsel on mitigating the risk of successor liability with asset purchases. The panel discussed the circumstances in which successor liability claims may arise and described how due diligence, contractual provisions in the asset purchase agreements, and reps and warranties insurance can be effective techniques to mitigate risk exposure.