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Acquiring Financially Distressed Businesses During the Pandemic: How to Avoid Traps for the Unwary

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The current pandemic has created financial and other disruptions to numerous businesses throughout the country. As a result, the possibility of acquiring a distressed business has become a real opportunity for numerous companies that might not otherwise have engaged in such an approach. 

This presentation will discuss the key strategies, opportunities, and risks involved in acquiring distressed businesses both in and out of bankruptcy court proceedings. There is little doubt that a well-planned and structured acquisition of a distressed business can provide immense benefits to a buyer, but at the same time there are numerous risks and traps for the unwary that need to be recognized and managed for an acquisition to be successful.

Available in States

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas Self Study

Program Categories

  • Banking & Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy Law & Creditor Rights
  • Business Organizations & Contracts
  • Federal Courts
  • Financial Regulatory
  • Financial Services


  • Areas of Professional Practice : 1 Credit