Disputes arising from merger and acquisition transactions can have a drastic impact on the economic outcomes for the parties involved. Transaction disputes often involve complex financial issues related to valuation, accounting, compliance, and many other factors. Additionally, the transaction market has demonstrated an increased acceptance and use of representation and warranty (R&W) insurance. As a result, the volume of R&W insurance claims related to financial issues has substantially increased.
Stout brings exceptional capabilities and insight to transaction disputes and R&W insurance claims. Our extensive experience in transactions, litigation, financial reporting, GAAP compliance, and forensic investigations enables us to provide the optimal approach for any transaction dispute or R&W insurance claim. And because Stout advises on transactions outside of the dispute or claim process, we leverage our real-world perspective on adversarial proceedings to provide exceptional insight and compelling testimony. Our professionals also routinely serve as neutral representatives in deciding working capital and earn-out disputes.
Our experts have experience advising on a wide variety of transaction disputes including: