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How M&A Attys Can Keep Deals Flowing During The Shutdown

Law360 (January 11, 2019, 7:09 PM EST) -- As the partial shutdown of the federal government continues with no end in sight, attorneys will have to handle mergers and acquisitions without the guidance of regulatory institutions while also being prepared to answer client questions on how the shutdown could affect their deals.

More than 20 days into the shutdown, multiple federal agencies are understaffed and there is no indication of when things will return to normal. While dealmaking clients might not be showing signs of panic quite yet, chances are high they will if the shutdown continues, and attorneys should be preparing themselves now before they're inundated with client questions....

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