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The Expected Economic Downturn Could Lead to a Rise in M&A Disputes

July 28, 2022

Here’s What Dealmakers and Disputes Lawyers Need to Know

Critical factors, including economic volatility and the increasing importance of ESG, will shape M&A disputes in the coming months

Ahead of BRG’s 2022 M&A Disputes Report—scheduled for release this fall—BRG’s Mustafa Hadi and Kevin Hagon provide their views on potential M&A disputes. Among other topics, we discuss the impact the current economic climate might have on disputes, as well as the increasing importance of environmental, social, and governance (ESG), private equity dealmaking, and the state of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).

This is the second Q&A in our M&A disputes series. Read our recent discussion with Dan Galante, and download the 2021 M&A Disputes Report.

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Mustafa Hadi

Managing Director

Hong Kong, Singapore

Kevin Hagon


Hong Kong, London