Can There be Liabilities for Abandoning Negotiations Before Signing?

US parties—and their lawyers—may be surprised to find that there may be liability for withdrawing from contract negotiations with a French counterparty before a deal is signed. Rob MacDonald and Delphine Descamps compare US and French law on the topic in the May 2011 issue of The M&A Lawyer: “Withdrawing from Pre-Contractual Negotiations under French Law: an Increased Risk.”  Read More