This is a survey course that examines the basic legal aspects of corporate mergers and acquisitions, which are among the most dynamic and complex strategic activities firms undertake. Students will study federal and state laws governing M&A transactions, and consider relevant legal, policy and business issues from the perspectives of the key affected stakeholders: the target company, the acquiring company, shareholders, management, employees and others. Grades will be determined by performance on an objective final exam.
Course Specific Learning Outcomes
To become familiar with coordinating legal and business considerations to achieve optimal client outcomes in a transactional setting.