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Watch out for earn-out

October-1-2015

Lawyer Neill May
Area Corporate Finance and Securities

Summary

Article originally published in the Canadian Lawyer Magazine, October 2015

Excerpt from "Watch out for earn-out":

Some of us are blessed to be good with tools, others less so.  When we bought our first house, our agent gave me a tool kit for household repairs, which gave all of us the gift of laughter. Efforts to maintain a façade diplomatically endure: When something is wrong in our home, my wife has the grace to wait for me to go downstairs, count down what would seem to be a reasonable time for a semi-intelligent assessment of the problem (probably while superficially investigating a piece of machinery that has been disconnected for decades), and then return invariably without a solution (or, frankly, the remotest clue) before calling someone actually capable.

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