| Representations & Warranties: Allocating Deal Risk
Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Overview
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group-Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Two (2) Hours
Fields of Study: Accounting
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This webinar will discuss the nature and context of representations and warranties in the transaction process. There will be discussion of how representations and warranties are used to protect value in a transaction. Common representations and warranties included in transaction documents will be discussed along with when and how they might be used. Transaction structuring to address representation and warranties exposure will be discussed.
After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:
- Describe the role of representations and warranties in the transaction process
- Define and distinguish representations, warranties and covenants
- List common representations and when they are made
- Explain techniques for securing warranties
- Explain the connection of due diligence in crafting representations and warranties
Who Should Attend
CPAs, M&A advisors, investment and financial analysts, investment bankers, financial officers, CEOs, CFOs, and consultants and advisors who work with clients that are likely transaction candidates
William E. Offutt III, JD, CPA, CVA
William E. Offutt III, JD, CPA (Virginia), CVA, is the Managing Principal of Offutt Advisory Ltd. He has over 30 years experience in business and tax planning, business valuations, litigation services and consulting. He was a Partner at Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, L.L.P. where he was Partner In Charge of the Northern Virginia/Greater Washington office. He was a Principal of Offutt Childers & Putman, P.C. He was with Grant Thornton as a Tax Partner and was a Senior Tax Manager at Price Waterhouse.
Mr. Offutt advises on tax matters, business valuations, mergers and acquisitions, succession
and strategic planning. He teaches and writes on business, tax, valuation, and mergers and acquisitions issues.