Mergers and Acquisitions (Law & Business)

Section 1, Spring 16

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 65/65
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course focuses on the corporate and securities law issues relevant to mergers and acquisitions, including the Williams Act; state statutory and case law; as well as important forms of private ordering such as poison pills, lockups, earnouts, and the allocation of risks by the acquisition agreement. Relevant accounting and tax issues will be covered as well.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any):
Description: None

Final Type (if any): Due Date Only

Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Accounting and Corporate Finance (or equivalent graduate, undergraduate or practical training in both subjects), Contracts, Corporations or Corporations (Law & Business) Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With:
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

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Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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