How to avoid pitfalls in disclosing information in M&A transactions and how to ensure a safe integration planning
Almost all stages of an M&A transaction and subsequent integration planning require the production and disclosure of a wide variety of information. The disclosure to other companies does not only raise concerns from a business perspective but is also subject to a number of legal restrictions. To the extent such information has to be disclosed to antitrust authorities, it should be unambiguous. We will outline the most common legal risks and present mechanisms to avoid these risks.