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    Technology M&A in the Netherlands 2021: Getting the Deal Through

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  • With the steady emergence of new technologies and disruption of traditional industries, the technology M&A sector is poised to continue to grow and the demand for technology-savvy legal advisers is set to rise. The purpose of this edition of the Getting the Deal Through - Technology M&A 2021 guide is to provide an overview of the various factors affecting technology M&A transactions across various jurisdictions.  

    We begin by exploring the laws, regulations and policies that affect the structure and execution of technology M&A transactions, typically involving intellectual property, data privacy, and competition law. 
    Commentators also consider due diligence processes in their respective jurisdictions, how to assess cybersecurity risks for the purposes of M&A diligence, together with an analysis of representations, warranties and other deal terms common to technology M&A transactions.

    Key questions answered

    Lexology Getting the Deal Through provides international expert analysis in key areas of law, practice and regulation for corporate counsel, cross-border legal practitioners, and company directors and officers. What are the typical areas of due diligence undertaken in the Dutch jurisdiction with respect to technology and intellectual property assets in technology M&A transactions? How is due diligence different for mergers or share acquisitions as compared to carveouts or asset purchases?

    In this edition, key questions on Structuring and legal considerations, Due diligence, and Purchase agreement in the Netherlands are answered by Van Doorne specialists Jeroen Sombezki and Meltem Koning-Gungormez, who were invited to contribute to the The Netherlands chapter of the handbook.

    Download Technology M&A The Netherlands 2021

    The NL chapter is available to download here.