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248.5S sec. 002 - Mergers & Acquisitions (Summer 2024)

Instructor: Reza Dibadj  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 3
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

Meeting:

MTuWThF 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Law 100
From June 25, 2024
To July 12, 2024

Summer Quarter: 3
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Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 9
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 35
As of: 05/20 07:33 AM


This course introduces students to the fundamentals and critical topics in the law of mergers and acquisitions and the financial and transactional issues that they present. The principal focus of the course will be on the corporation law and securities regulations aspects of these transactions, the business incentives of the parties to the transactions, and the documentation and negotiation of the deals. Ancillary legal areas, such as tax and antitrust, will also be touched upon.

The course will study merger agreements and the important contractual issues they present. 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. The real-world problems faced by parties involved in these transactions, as well as those of judges who must adjudicate these deals, are considered. Current doctrinal and policy debates will be discussed throughout.

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Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Course Category: Business Law

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  • Mergers and Acquisitions: Law, Theory, and Practice
    Claire Hill, Brian Quinn, Steven Davidoff Solomon
    Publisher: West Academic Publishing
    ISBN: 9781636591483
    e-Book Available: Yes
    e-Book procurement note: https://www.westacademic.com/Hill-Quinn-and-Davidoff-Solomons-Mergers-and-Acquisitions-Law-Theory-and-Practice-3d-9798887863337
    Price: $250.00
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