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Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions

This course considers the substance, form, and mechanics of corporate mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations. It explores generally the tax, SEC, accounting, and successor liability considerations that apply to such transactions. It also considers topics such as the motives for corporate acquisitions; theory and evidence on whether acquisitions enhance shareholder and social wealth; mechanics of various acquisition techniques and tactics (including target defensive measures); and the traditional corporate law framework in which these techniques and tactics are situated.

This upper-level substantive course considers the substance, form, and mechanics of corporate mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations.

Recommended for the following Professional Pathways: Corporate Transactions and Governance; Financial Services and Compliance; Health Care Management and Compliance; International Business; Labor and Employment (Corporate Perspective); Tax

Pre/co-requisite: Corporations

Note: This is offered as a 2 credit or a 3 credit course. Check specific semester registration details.

PROFESSIONAL PATHWAYS

Business and Financial Services

Intellectual Property and Privacy

Government and Public Interest Law

General Practice / Chart Your Path

 

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