Wilentz Attorneys to Serve as Panelists at NJICLE Webcast “A Practical Guide to Buying a Business”

Friday, February 12, 2021 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Wilentz attorneys Tracy Armstrong, Risa M. Chalfin and Douglas Watson Lubic will join a panel discussion at the New Jersey State Bar Association CLE webcast entitled “A Practical Guide to Buying a Business.” The webcast will cover the legal and business aspects involved in purchasing a small to midsize business, including strategies for working with buyers, opposing counsel, brokers and lenders; techniques for negotiating and drafting key contract clauses; procedures for getting the deal closed and minimizing risk for your client; and hot button issues than can affect the transaction.

Topics of interest include:

  • Managing the Due Diligence Process
  • Key Due Diligence Requests
  • Brokers and Finders – Understanding their role and negotiating agreements with them
  • Utilizing the Indication of Interest, Letter of Intent, and Term Sheet
  • Accounting, Tax and Structuring Issues
  • An in-depth Analysis of the Contract of Sale
  • The impact of COVID-19 on Operations and Business Sales
  • Closing and Conditions Precedent to Closing
  • Employment-related Issues Including Employment Agreements and Restrictive Covenants
  • Practice Tips

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 3.3 hours of total CLE credit.