Michael Okaty Discusses the State of M&A and Due Diligence Implications of the Russia-Ukraine War

01 April 2022 WSJ CFO Journal News

Foley & Lardner LLP Partner Michael Okaty was featured in the WSJ CFO Journal article, “Some Companies Put M&A on Hold Amid Russian War on Ukraine,” discussing how companies are pulling back, delaying, or taking additional time to analyze potential deals because of the conflict.

Okaty states that deals at this time, “require heightened diligence” including assessments of whether operations can continue if employees need to be transported, or if the work can be done elsewhere.

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As the Russia-Ukraine war continues, so too do new business and legal implications for companies around the world. For more information on how to mitigate risk and protect your business, contact a Foley lawyer today.

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