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The notion of M&A agreements, regards, broadly speaking, the transfer of a company or a business and covers a variety of contracts. This model contract is the first is the first in a series of ICC international Merger & Acquisition (M&A) agreements.

This model is an invaluable tool for parties and lawyers who are not specialized in M&A contracts and helps drafting a simple contract. It covers the most common issues involved while leaving enough flexibility for the parties to work out special situations for themselves. Buyers, sellers, lawyers and scholars will find in this model contract a useful companion in their daily work which will help them deal with:

  • Pre-closing and post-closing undertakings
  • Price and closing
  • Warranties and breach of warranties
  • Indemnification, indemnification procedure, and limitation of liability
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Confidentiality