A voluntary disclosure agreement can be beneficial to both sides in a merger and acquisition transaction. By stressing the extent to which the parties are aligned, a buyer and seller may be able to negotiate more efficiently to mitigate overall tax liabilities, according to Sidley's Katharine A. Funkhouser, Tara M. Lancaster, and Richard M. Silverman.
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