Clear the Final Merger Hurdle: A Guide to Second Requests in the Age of Analytics
Second Requests are high velocity, high volume, and high visibility — under normal circumstances. Now, as legal departments are facing an unprecedented post-pandemic economy, possible administration change, and ever-growing reliance on digital communication, the demands in this final merger step are higher than ever. Having a rock-solid workflow and the right partner helps ensure success.
Having a reliable, repeatable approach to Second Requests allows legal teams to be flexible and responsive when the Department of Justice (DOJ) or Federal Trade Commission (FTC) come knocking. In the coming months and years, this may prove critical. Corporate and outside counsel should prepare now for the M&A activity that lies ahead. It starts with — and ultimately depends on — process and people.
In this Whitepaper
Six elements of a second requests workflow
Four areas for evaluation of partners
Key terms to know
The coming M&A explosion
The importance of repeatable processes
The role of technology
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About the Author
Adam is a passionate Legal Tech executive with 20 years of experience in the industry. He has led cross-functional operational, sales, and client engagement teams in both law firms and legal tech firms. Adam currently oversees consulting in the North American market, helping craft bespoke technology-enabled solutions. Adam holds a master’s from Georgetown University and B.A. from George Washington University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
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