The use of representations and warranties insurance policies in M&A transactions has grown exponentially in the past decade. While the use of this type of insurance in acquisitions of residential mortgage originators and servicers is less common, there is tremendous opportunity for growth in the mortgage sector. This Legal Update discusses the benefits of these policies, coverage and key exclusions for mortgage M&A, and opportunities in mortgage M&A deals.

Read more in Mayer Brown’s Legal Update from Lauren B. Pryor, William R. Kucera, Elizabeth A. Raymond, and Michael A. Serafini.