Spring 2014
    Law No.: LAW8024
    Sched. No.: 114219954

Mergers and Acquisitions (Law & Business)
Section 1
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Choi, Albert H.



Administrative Information:
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Days, Times (Room):MW, 1410-1530 (SL298)
Credits:3Type:Lecture
Capacity:64 **This information is current as of 04/23/2014 06:15:10 AM**
Current Enrollment:63 **This information is current as of 04/23/2014 06:15:10 AM**
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Course Description:

NOTE: This course is part of the Law School’s Law & Business Program and assumes basic knowledge of accounting and corporate finance.

This course focuses on the role of law and lawyers in the evaluation, design and implementation of corporate acquisitive transactions, including mergers, asset sales, and share exchanges. Primary attention will be devoted to corporate and securities law issues relevant to mergers and acquisitions; state statutory and case law; as well as important forms of private ordering such as poison pills, lockups, and the allocation of risks by the acquisition agreement. We will also analyze relevant accounting, finance, and tax issues, including firm valuation problems in appraisal proceedings.

PREREQUISITE: Accounting and Corporate Finance (or equivalent graduate, undergraduate or practical training in both subjects), Contracts, Corporations or Corporations (Law & Business)
MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE with: Transactional Approach to Mergers and Acquisitions
COURSE REQUIREMENT: Examination

Prerequisites:Accounting and Corporate Finance (or equivalent graduate, undergraduate or practical training in both subjects), Contracts, Corporations or Corporations (Law & Business)
Mutually Exclusive with: Transactional Approach to Mergers and Acquisitions