It's Time For M&A Attys To Prepare For A Possible Recession

Law360 (June 14, 2019, 1:58 PM EDT) -- Economists believe a recession may be on the horizon after the U.S. economy has been steadily expanding for about 10 years, meaning mergers and acquisitions attorneys must be ready for how a downturn might affect the deal-making market.

It's been about a decade since the end of the last U.S. economic slide, which represents the longest time in between such events for at least the past 10 recessions, according to data from the National Bureau of Economic Research. While the time between recessions is not a clear indicator of when the next one will occur, there are signs that the economy's...

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