LAW 884: Corporate Transactions: Process and Issues (2-2.5)

Examines the process of acquiring a public company. Develop issue spotting skills through simulating representing an acquiring company. Topics covered include background work, non-disclosure agreements, due diligence, negotiation of terms and conditions, drafting of documents, regulatory approvals, security law compliance, and closing. Practice points emphasized include the importance of planning and anticipation in the transaction process, ethical considerations in negotiating transactions, and constraints of time and money. Courses recommended but not required: Securities Regulation, Taxation of Business Enterprises, and Antitrust. Prerequisite: Business Associations I and II or Business Organizations. LEC
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