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Richmond M&A Lawyer

G. Wythe Michael, Jr.
G. Wythe Michael, Jr.
wmichael@goodmanallen.com

Goodman Allen Donnelly

4501 Highwoods Parkway, Suite 210
Glen Allen, VA 23060
United States

Consult with a Proven Richmond M&A Lawyer

The proven Richmond acquisitions lawyers at Goodman Allen Donnelly are experienced in all aspects of the mergers and acquisitions laws in Virginia. Richmond M&A attorneys at Goodman Allen Donnelly are knowledgeable in all areas of M&A and general acquisitions law, including but not limited to leveraged buyouts, company reorganizations, and merger and acquisitions in Richmond, Virginia. Clients will have the confidence of knowing that their case is being handled by an experienced and knowledgeable Richmond M&A lawyer.

The Richmond mergers and acquisitions attorneys have experience representing clients in M&A transactions involving:

  • Richmond Business Acquisitions Lawyer
  • Richmond Business Divestitures Lawyer
  • Richmond Company Reorganization Lawyer
  • Richmond Leveraged Acquisitions Lawyer
  • Richmond Leveraged Buyouts Lawyer
  • Richmond M&A Lawyer
  • Richmond M&A Attorney Lawyer
  • Richmond M&A Finance Lawyer
  • Richmond M&A Securities Lawyer
  • Richmond M&A Tax Lawyer
  • Richmond Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyer
  • Richmond Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures Lawyer
  • Richmond Pre-Merger Notification Lawyer
  • Richmond Spin-Off Lawyer

Experienced Richmond M&A Attorney

Mergers and Acquisitions in Virginia embody the area of law that involves the acquisition of, or merging of, a corporation of one or more entities and/or any of various methods of combining two or more organizations.

Merger and acquisitions are mainly governed by federal law and reviewed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) before being consummated. Section 7 of the Clayton Act grants these government agencies the legal authority to review mergers, set the rules on how the parties report their M&A transactions to the government and how the mergers or acquisitions are evaluated. Section 7 of the Clayton Act prohibits mergers and acquisitions that may substantially lessen competition or potentially create a monopoly.

The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) grants the DOJ and FTC the authority to evaluate the reporting of mergers and acquisitions. Under the HSR Act the merging parties cannot acquire voting securities or assets without first filing a Pre-merger Notification and Report Form (typically, if the M&A transaction meets specific size-of-person and size-of-transaction tests), and they have to wait until the appropriate waiting period expires (30 days – 15 days for cash tender offers). The HSR Act also has rules on how the parties report M&A transactions under the framework of the Horizontal Merger Guidelines, which provides rules on how mergers are evaluated for potential anti-competitive effect, product market, geographic market, market concentration, entry analysis and other factors.

A local Richmond merger and acquisitions attorney should be consulted to ensure that the required M&A requirements are examined and included. A Richmond M&A lawyer is professional and knowledgeable in understanding of the details, facts, complications, and related developments that could surface in Richmond mergers and acquisitions transactions.

Trusted Richmond Mergers and Acquisitions Law Firm

The Richmond M&A attorneys at Goodman Allen Donnelly are experienced in all aspects of M&A transactions. If you need expert legal help involving M&A transactions or merger and acquisitions developments, contact the distinguished Richmond M&A lawyers at Goodman Allen Donnelly in Virginia.

Goodman Allen Donnelly

4501 Highwoods Parkway, Suite 210
Glen Allen, VA 23060
United States

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Goodman Allen Donnelly

4501 Highwoods Parkway, Suite 210
Glen Allen, VA 23060
United States

Law Firm Contact: G. Wythe Michael, Jr.

Tel: 804.346.0600

Fax: 804.346.5954

Email: wmichael@goodmanallen.com

Website: www.goodmanallen.com

Member Since: 2009

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