Cross-border acquisitions - Navigating SEC reporting requirements (M&A snapshot)

04/07/2014

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This is the second in our series focused on navigating the waters of a cross-border acquisition. This edition provides insights on SEC and other financial reporting requirements that may apply in a cross-border acquisition.

The contract is signed but the financial statement preparation is just beginning. In addition to managing legal, regulatory and cultural differences, buyers are required to comply with specific SEC reporting requirements related to cross-border acquisitions. Other financial reporting requirements may also be triggered if debt or equity will be raised as part of the transaction. Without proper planning, timely consummation of the acquisition could be jeopardized.

This edition of Mergers & acquisitions — a snapshot is the second in our series focused on navigating the waters of a cross-border acquisition. The series looks at various aspects along the deal continuum, including pre-acquisition due diligence and strategies, financial reporting requirements, tax implications, and post-acquisition considerations. This edition provides insights on SEC and other financial reporting requirements that may apply in a cross-border acquisition.


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