Course Chair, "Mergers & Acquisitions Run Down—How the Deal Gets Done," Minnesota State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education

September 2012

Speaking Engagement

Presented by: Minnesota CLE

This seminar emphasizes practical advice for structuring and negotiating the purchase or sale of a business. Our experienced faculty will walk you through the M&A minefield as they focus on:

  • understanding the transaction process
  • pre-agreement matters, including confidentiality agreements and letters of intent
  • structuring the deal and tax considerations
  • tips and strategies for drafting the purchase agreement
  • representations and warranties, indemnification and disclosure issues
  • financing the transaction
  • and more!

Gray Plant Mooty Presenters are:

Mark Williamson, “Overview of the Purchase and Sale of a Business—Understanding the Transaction and Avoiding Critical Mistakes.”

  • Transaction Overview
  • Creating the Deal Team
  • Summary of Key Documents
  • Timelines
  • and more

John E. Brower, “Buyer’s Protection and Seller’s Exposure: Representations and Warranties, Disclosure and Indemnification.”

  • How They are Interrelated
  • Provisions That Are Important to the Buyer
  • Limitations That Protect Sellers
  • Evolving Concepts of What is Standard
  • and more

For more information or to register, visit the Minnesota CLE Web site.


9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


MN CLE Conference Center, 600 Nicollet Mall #370, 3rd Floor City Center, Minneapolis, MN 55402