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In this interview series, we profile trailblazing women working in M&A, private capital and finance who are driving deals. We highlight their experiences and achievements, and share their insights on what the industry can do to ensure that we see more...

Marriott International’s acknowledgment that hackers had stolen records for more than 500 million customers over the past four years highlights the risk of exposure to cyberthreats during mergers. The data breach, which started in 2014, superseded the Marriott and Starwood merger,...

In this interview series, we profile trailblazing women working in M&A, private capital, finance, and business law who are driving deals. We highlight their experiences and achievements, and share their insights on what the industry can do to ensure that we...

It is a vital part of the M&A process that confidential documents remain that way, and that sensitive documents are treated carefully. Mishaps, regardless of severity, can lead to delays, deal derailments, or potentially even lawsuits. Sellers and their advisors need to...
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View and download graphs in Shide Share Data security threats are becoming a larger and larger concern for businesses and their advisers, especially in the M&A and deal making space, but there's a lack of clarity on how...

Law firms are notoriously averse to change and technology, but who is to blame? Is it lawyers themselves, senior management, or the CIO and Legal IT staff?

It would be imprudent for executives to ignore the lifecycle costs of an M&A transaction. Here are some M&A cost savings tips for the lower mid-market.
IT Due Diligence: Advice for the CIO

After a record-setting year in 2013, the pace of US law firm mergers carries on unabated, with 22 deals announced as of April 2014. So with potential merger activity in your firm's future, how does IT best prepare?

The focus of M&A is often on closing a deal, not the related costs of doing so. However, these costs can add up. What are the most wasteful costs during M&A, and what should you definitely not skimp on?

Selling a mid-market company often comes with a unique set of issues due to the company’s stage of development. Samuel Whitley, Partner at Whitley LLP Attorneys at Law, outlines some of the most common sale terms for mid-market companies.