Law Offices of Vance R. Koven | Business Law

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Law Offices of Vance R. Koven | Business Law

The Boston-based business law practice of the Law Offices of Vance R. Koven offers a variety of services to business owners and managers, treating every phase of a business's life cycle & operations.

The business law practice of the Law Offices of Vance R. Koven offers a variety of services to business owners and managers, treating every phase of a business's life cycle & operations.

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Business Law

The Boston-based business law practice of the Law Offices of Vance R. Koven offers a variety of services to business owners and managers, treating every phase of a business’s life cycle and operations.  We strive to provide sensitive and wise counseling, drawing on over four decades of experience with firms of all sizes.

Within this site you will find described a range of matters—by no means an exhaustive list—in which we can add value to your business. They range from business formation, organization and governance, capitalization and finance, to documenting the day-to-day transactions and special events in the life of a company, to acquiring and disposing of businesses and assets, to the protection and recognition of a firm’s intellectual property, to the planning for the eventual succession of the business owners.

About Vance R. Koven

Vance R. Koven has practiced business law for over forty years. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he has counseled Fortune 500 companies, startups, ongoing small businesses, and entrepreneurs buying and selling companies, in industries as varied as manufacturing, computer technology, telecommunications, publishing and oil and gas, as well as nonprofit organizations, authors, artists and musicians. He has extensive experience in international transactions and intellectual property, and is the author of widely cited articles on international investment protection and intellectual property.

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Recent Blog Post

Big Pharma Merger Case Teaches Many Lessons

Thursday, October 04, 2018

Holy hypodermic, Batman! Since my exposure to the pharma industry is pretty tangential, I haven't been following this dispute between Fresenius, a large German drug company, and Akorn, a US company it had agreed to acquire and then sought to drop like ein' heißen Kartoffel. The Delaware Court of Chancery handed down its judgment in the case Monday in an opinion by Vice Chancellor Laster, and it's quite remarkable--the opinion, for all its 246 pages, is quite the page-turner and discloses a pretty sordid set of facts. You can find the case here (). The detailed description of the facts  ...read more