PLI’s Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2016June 14, 2016
Mmes. Payne and Sawyer participated in PLI’s Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2016. On May 20, Ms. Payne participated in the program in San Francisco, and on June 14, Ms. Sawyer participated in the program in New York. They each gave a talk titled “Structuring and Negotiating Earn-Outs.” The talk covered the problems that arise in the context of structuring and drafting contingent consideration, or earn-out, arrangements in a transaction, including formulas, disputes, accounting and tax issues and the effect on indemnification.