März 23. 2020

Global M&A Podcast: COVID 19 Virus Considerations in US Transactional Liability Insurance


Our Global Corporate/M&A Podcast offers an easy way to stay up-to-date on the latest M&A trends globally—legal issues and other related, timely topics. Available on iTunes, each episode draws on the perspective that our lawyers have gained from doing deals in various regions around the world.

As the migration of COVID-19 continues to impact the financial markets, international trade, business operations and social interactions around the world, we already see its impact on risk allocation in deals. One of the key risk allocation tools to evolve in M&A over the past several years is transactional liability insurance—often in the form of representations and warranties insurance—and this insurance coverage is already starting to evolve in response to global events.

Our latest episode:

Episode: COVID-19 Virus: Considerations in US Transactional Liability Insurance

M&A partners and co-leaders of Mayer Brown’s Transactional Liability Insurance practice Joe Castelluccio and William Kucera, along with Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Robert Harrell and associate Andrew Elkhoury, discuss how the pandemic is impacting transactional insurance coverage in US M&A deals and some key considerations for insurers and buyers of insurance in placing insurance coverage and dealing with claims in this environment.

*32 minutes, recorded on March 20, 2020.

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