The Changing Legal Landscape and Matters Affecting M&A Documentation

February 16, 2016M&A Deal Strategies

Irwin Kishner contributed a chapter to the 2016 edition of M&A Deal Strategies, a publication that brings together thought leadership from leading mergers and acquisitions attorneys and analyzes the M&A market outlook. In this chapter, Irwin highlights several important legal developments, including an amendment to Regulation A rules, key changes to Delaware law, a ban on fee-shifting bylaws and revisions to Delaware General Corporate Law regarding the approval of forum selection provisions and stock issuances. He also outlines the 2016 M&A market and discusses how several changes in case law will affect M&A documentation.