April 10, 2015

Mr. Rachofsky also addresses the underutilization of reverse break-up fees as an effective tool to manage regulatory risks. 

Willkie partner Bob Rachofsky recently spoke with David Marcus, Senior Writer at The Deal Pipeline, about managing the risk of signed deals going bust before closing. Commenting on why one out of six deals last year failed, Mr. Rachofsky discussed various contributing factors such as regulatory hurdles, failure to obtain stockholder approvals and successful interloper bids, among others. He also addressed how the use of reverse break-up fees could be used more often to help manage regulatory risks.

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