Podcast Location:
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Categories:
Corporate & Commercial Law
CPD Points:
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Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Regulated by the Bar Standards Board:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

Regulated by ILEX:
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to ensure that legal practitioners are familiar with the practical legal issues that need to be considered when acting for either a seller or purchaser in connection with the sale of a company.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the importance of the contract for the sale and purchase of a company;
  • Possess an understanding of the purpose of the sale and purchase contract;
  • Be aware of the role of conditionality in the sale and purchase of a company;
  • Know what earn-out structures are;
  • Understand the role of completion accounts;
  • Be aware the ancillary documents which should also be considered during the sale and purchase of a company;
  • Understand the purpose and use of warranties, indemnities and remedies in a sale and purchase contract;
  • Know what the concept of disclosure is in the context of the sale and purchase contract.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legal Principles
Market Update / Hot Topic
Practical Guide
Procedural
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In this CPDcast, Jon Chapman, Senior Consultant at Clarkslegal, looks at the practical legal issues that need to be considered when acting for either a seller or purchaser in connection with the sale of a company. Jon reviews the purchase contract and its ancillary documents, before looking at the purpose of warranties, indemnities and remedies. Jon then focuses on the roles of disclosure, environmental issues, real estate matters and pension matters.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Podcast Length: 37:57

Date Recorded: 30th July 2015

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