Maurice M. Lefkort


Articles:

  • Friday, September 20, 2013
  • Friday, September 20, 2013
    Term sheets are often used to facilitate the negotiation of a transaction. When a term sheet is used, there is a risk that one party may seek to treat the term sheet as an enforceable contract. A recent decision by the Delaware Supreme Court[1] highlights circumstances in which an agreement to negotiate in good faith can turn a non-binding term sheet into...
  • Thursday, June 21, 2012
  • Pizzazz In Your Diligence, A Structure That Works, And Other Lessons From Recent M&A Cases - Part II
    Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Part I of this article, which appeared in the March 2008 issue of The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, discussed the antifraud and the risk allocation paradigms for dealing with disclosure obligations and liability disclosure, summarized below. Please visit www.metro-corpcounsel.com to view Part I. The Trend In Disclosure Obligations
  • Pizzazz In Your Diligence, A Structure That Works, And Other Lessons From Recent M&A Cases - Part I
    Saturday, March 1, 2008
    The recent "credit crunch" and the stress that it places on the M&A marketplace has increased the number of broken deals in which buyers seek to exit transactions due to frustrated expectations. As these busted deals lead to litigation, important lessons that can be of value to M&A practitioners are coming out of the court decisions.