Acquiring Corporate Assets Without Successor Liability: Is it a Myth?

Wednesday, January 1st, 1986 at 12:00 am by Howard L. Shecter
Howard L. Shecter, Acquiring Corporate Assets Without Successor Liability: Is it a Myth?, 1986 Colum. Bus. L. Rev. 137

The text reproduced below is based upon remarks delivered by Howard L. Shecter at a Practising Law Institute Program held in New York City on October 6-7, 1986. The program was entitled “Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company.” This lecture highlights four areas of successor corporation concern: product liability, environmental liability, employee benefits liability, and labor relations.

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Mr. Shecter is a partner in the law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. In addition to delivering remarks on successor liability, Mr. Shecter also chaired the Practising Law Institute program of which this lecture was a part.