Key Issues in Government Contractor Mergers and Acquisitions

American Bar Association


Government Contracts + Public Procurement

Damien C. Specht

Damien C. Specht


Government contractor transactions present unique issues that government contracts attorneys must be aware of in order to avoid numerous traps for the unwary. Learn best practices for conducting business transactions when government contractors are involved.

In this program, our expert panel will address:

  • The current state of the government contractor M&A marketplace
  • Key deal terms and diligence items buyers and sellers should focus on
  • What risks and opportunities are presented by contractors with small business set-aside contracts
  • How parties should deal with foreign investment and/or foreign operation and control of U.S.-based government contractors
  • Best practices for transactions involving classified contracts
  • How parties can avoid common traps associated with novation and other change of control requirements

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