In the complex world of mergers and acquisitions, it is more important than ever for businesses to consider insurance issues early and often. In a recent Bloomberg Law article, Hunton attorneys Syed S. Ahmad, Adam Lyons and Alex D. Pappas outline why businesses must fulsomely evaluate the insurance implications of proposed corporate transactions. The article describes the specific pitfalls businesses may face if they overlook insurance issues. The article then discusses the legal and practical effects of anti-transfer provisions, which could be used by insurers to deny or limit coverage. Finally, it provides a roadmap for how businesses considering corporate transactions can mitigate insurance-related risk.
A copy of the article can be found here.