LBS 939 (01) - Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2020 - Law (01/13/2020 - 04/24/2020)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 53175
This course introduces students to U.S. law associated with buying and selling businesses (referred to as mergers & acquisitions ("M&A") law). The course is designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of the legal aspects of corporate M&A transactions. This course covers: M&A transaction mechanics; successorship to assets (including asset transferability and buying assets from financially-troubled or bankrupt companies); successorship to liabilities (including liability avoidance strategies and successor liability); acquisition documents; due diligence; the role U.S. securities laws play in M&A transactions; board and shareholder duties; and national security issues surrounding foreign acquisitions of U.S. corporations.
Instructors: John Orcutt

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/13/2020 4/24/2020 TR 8:00am - 9:30am UNHL 205