Share Purchase Agreements: “Issues” for Purchaser and Vendor
October 8, 2020

The key components of a share purchase agreement are reviewed with discussion of tips, traps and common issues that arise. Experienced commercial lawyers deal with commercial law issues from the purchaser and the vendor perspective, including:

  • Representations and warranties, R&W insurance 
  • Financing and structuring the closing
  • Typical adjustments
  • Due diligence 
  • Indemnity clauses and Non-compete clauses
  • Holdbacks and Earnouts
  • Maintaining vendor’s solicitor client privilege 
  • Maintaining the vendor’s ability to deal with and address issues and claims post-closing
  • Timing of sale
  • Maintaining CCPC status prior to closing
  • Capital gains exemption
  • Holdbacks
  • Escrowed funds
  • Earnouts
  • Reserves
  • Amalgamating purchaser and target

Presenters from Fillmore Riley LLP: Cy Fien, Daniel St-Jean and Delaney T. Vun

CPD hours: 2.5 | EPPM hours: 0 | Price: $80.00 + GST = $84.00