As 2022 came to an end, many SPAC sponsors and executives, concerned about the possible onset on January 1, 2023, of an excise tax on amounts to be returned to investors, moved to liquidate their SPACs. As discussed further below, concerns about the possible applicability of the tax have now been alleviated, but given the general marketplace conditions for SPAC merger transactions, it seems likely that there will be further SPAC liquidations ahead in the new year. The possibility of a SPAC liquidation raises a number of considerations, including also important considerations with respect to D&O insurance.
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On October 11, 2022, I participated in a Tuesdays with Lloyd’s seminar with Michele Comtois of Marsh & Mclennan Agency and Johnathan Tritton of Acrisure London Wholesale, in which we discussed the current state of the D&O Insurance market in the U.S., including the implications of the current market changes for buyers, brokers, and underwriters.