Negotiating Tax Warranties and Tax Covenants in M&A Transactions
This practical and user-friendly course will explain how to negotiate tax warranties and tax covenants in M&A transactions. It will be invaluable to in-house lawyers or corporate lawyers dealing with tax provisions in share purchase agreements whose firm does not have in-house tax expertise.
You will learn about:
The reasons for each provision in a standard tax covenant and set of tax warranties
The key issues from the Seller's and Buyer's perspectives - who wants what and why?
The traps for the unwary and the danger of accepting model forms
What to focus on if you need to get to a reasonable position quickly and effectively
What tax issues to look out for elsewhere in the share purchase agreement