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Specialty Support: Mergers & Acquisitions

Government Contracts Specialty Support in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Due Diligence

1. Contract Review and Analysis

    • Thoroughly reviewing and analyzing government contracts to identify key terms, conditions, and obligations.
    • Assessing the compliance status of existing contracts to ensure all regulatory requirements are met.

2. Risk Assessment

    • Identifying potential risks associated with government contracts, including performance issues, pending claims, and regulatory compliance.
    • Evaluating the impact of any identified risks on the overall transaction.

3. Regulatory Compliance

    • Ensuring the target company's contracts comply with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), and other applicable regulations.
    • Advising on the implications of non-compliance and necessary corrective actions.

4. Assignment and Novation

    • Facilitating the assignment or novation of government contracts to the acquiring entity, ensuring compliance with government requirements.
    • Handling the necessary documentation and communications with contracting officers.

5. Intellectual Property and Data Rights

    • Reviewing and protecting intellectual property and proprietary information associated with government contracts.
    • Ensuring proper data rights assertions and compliance with regulatory authorities.

6. Performance and Financial Considerations

    • Analyzing past performance evaluations and financial records to assess the target company's reliability and stability.
    • Addressing any outstanding financial issues, such as cost disallowances or disputes.

I help clients navigate the M&A due diligence process efficiently, identify and mitigate potential risks, and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. This support is essential for a successful transaction.

Pannier Law is here to help

Pannier Law is dedicated to helping companies that do business with the government by providing timely, affordable government contract legal services.

William Pannier is a California attorney practicing in the areas of federal, state, and local government contracts. He assists contractors of all sizes, in various industries, across a broad range of issues.

William Pannier, Esq.

(310) 971-5093