248.5 sec. 001 - Mergers & Acquisitions (Fall 2020)
Instructor: Adam B. Badawi (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Grading Designation: Graded
Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction
MW 2:10 PM - 3:25 PM
From August 17, 2020
To November 24, 2020
Course End: November 24, 2020
Class Number: 32229
Enroll Limit: 80
As of: 12/07 09:41 AM
This course introduces students to the law of mergers and acquisitions and the financial and theoretical issues that they present. The principal focus of the course will be on the corporate law and securities regulation aspects of these transactions, the business incentives of the parties to the transactions, and the lawyer's role in documenting and negotiating these deals. We will also discuss ancillary legal matters, such as tax and antitrust.
The course will study merger agreements, the litigation that can result from them, and ways to avoid that litigation. Students will explore mergers and acquisitions transactions as attempts by the transaction parties to attain business goals and will learn how legal rules and documentation constrain and create opportunity for the parties’ ability to achieve their objectives. Current topics and policy debates will be discussed throughout.
It is highly recommended that students have taken Law 250 Business Associations (or an equivalent) as a prerequisite or, at a least, concurrently with this course.
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- Mergers & Acquisitions Law Theory & Practice
Publisher: West Academic
e-Book Available: Yes
e-Book procurement note: https://www.westacademic.com/Hill-Quinn-and-Davidoff-Solomons-Mergers-and-Acquisitions-Law-Theory-and-Practice-2d-9781642425802
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