Month: December 2020

Time for Acquihires to Trend Again?

General Corporate, M&A and VC/PE

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on all economies and businesses across the globe. While some of the businesses will sail through to see better times in the future, some will not. Specifically, smaller companies and startups at nascent stages may be handicapped with no funds or hope to recover. The rise in number of troubled companies may result in a lot of distress sale transactions soon. Acquihires could be an effective method for structuring such distress sale transaction where the sellers, buyers and employees concerned, all come out as winners. An acquihire is where a company is being acquired for the excellent team it has assembled and not particularly for its product/service. A well-structured and negotiated acquihire transaction could provide the desired results for all concerned. But this is easier said than done due to the multiple balancing acts required to address potential concerns of the parties involved.

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Considering Litigation in India | Part V – Approaching the correct judicial forum!

Corporate Disputes

Introduction This article is in continuation to the series of earlier articles which deal with various aspects to bear in mind while seeking to litigate in India. In our past articles, we have discussed multiple key facets such as; the need to anticipate and strategize a dispute well in advance, the importance of facts

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