Mustafa Hadi writes that 2021 is likely to see an end to the patience and empathy parties extended in 2020, according to new BRG research.

Despite a pandemic that challenged M&A activity and the operations and finances of buyers and sellers alike, the parties didn’t let those challenges fuel a surge in deal-related disputes.

2021 promises to be a different story.

Recent research from BRG finds that attorneys and dealmakers in the Asia–Pacific region expect a surge in disputes this year, as 2020’s challenges become increasingly intolerable, and as the patience the parties extended during a crisis is widely replaced by a renewed focus on protecting their interests.

Read the full article in ThinkSet.