Merger and acquisition

Department of Justice offers Safe Harbor Policy for M&A Transactions

The Department of Justice’s (DOJ) proposed Safe Harbor policy, as described in your provided information, is aimed at encouraging companies engaging in mergers and acquisitions to voluntarily disclose any previous or ongoing cyber misconduct within the acquired company. This disclosure would be made to the DOJ, with the hope of avoiding potential criminal charges for […]

Influence of data breaches on Merger and Acquisition deals

Data breaches have become increasingly common in recent years, and they can have a significant impact on merger and acquisition (M&A) deals. In this article, we will explore the influence of data breaches on M&A deals and the steps that companies can take to minimize their risks. Information breaches can have a severe impact on […]

Ransomware gangs targeting companies in M&A transition

United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, shortly known as FBI, has issued a warning that all those companies in the process of merger and acquisition should keep their networks secure from ransomware attacks. Often threat actors are behind those firms that are involved in time sensitive monetary events such as merger or acquisition. As it […]

Cybersecurity related Acquisition news trending on Google

First its Akamai Technologies that hit the news headlines for acquiring Israel-based startup Guardicore. The Massachusetts based company has made it official that it has acquired Cloud based Network Segmentation Company Guardicore for a price of $600 million. Guardicore offers a software based tool that limits apps from communicating with each other in cloud. Thus, […]

US Senate to halt all big tech merger and acquisitions

All technology-based companies that have a market cap of more than $100 billion have been barred from conducting merger and acquisition deals in near future. The Bill that is being proposed by Josh Hawley of republican party will block any acquisition deals that are being remitted by companies such as Google, Facebook, Amazon, Twitter, SalesForce […]

Corona Virus hits a major Merger and Acquisition deal of HP and Xerox

The three months of COVID 19 spread across the globe has started to show its influence on the in-process Merger and Acquisition deals as US Printer maker Xerox has officially announced that it is walking out of the $35 billion deal of acquiring HP Inc as the coronavirus pandemic is likely to eject an economic […]

Merger and Acquisition deals to be affected by a Chinese Virus epidemic

As the Coronavirus epidemic aka Chinese Virus (as per US President Donald Trump) is leading the world to a virtual economic slowdown, trade analysts say that it can make many companies retreat from their pre-determined merger and acquisition deals – irrespective of the industry and business they are flourishing in. Traders and fund managers predict […]

What employees fear during Merger and Acquisition Activities

In the field of business and technology, Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activities are common as companies tend to cut down the competition on one hand with it while doing their best to deliver products and services as per the needs of their customers.   But in this transition process, most companies fail to engage their […]

US Merger and Acquisition market reaches $60 billion mark in September

United States Merger and Acquisition market have witnessed a flurry of activity in September this year with the deals reaching the mark of $60 billion. Experts suggest that out of all only 4 major deals have captured the interest of the industry to date. And Comcast winning the bid of UK Company Sky stands tall […]

Cyber Security check is must during a Merger and Acquisition

The year 2016 saw a lot of news headlines related to data breaches and hacks and Yahoo topped the most among those. At first, the web services giant became the victim of a largest cyber attack in history which saw over 1 billion accounts being compromised. Then it experienced the worst as Verizon which was […]

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