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Law 2262 - Mergers and Acquisitions

2- 3 Units

An overview of transactional lawyering in the area of corporate mergers and acquisitions. The course is oriented toward equipping law students for law firm practice and covers both theoretical and practical aspects of acquisition work. The course will examine the duties and risks of both sellers and buyers in these transactions as well as selected federal securities laws and state corporate laws. Prerequisite: Law 803 Corporations or consent of instructor.

Elective Track II: Business and Finance (2015-2016, 2014-2015, 2013-2014 Catalogs)

  • Securities Regulation (3)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (3)
  • Accounting and Finance for Lawyers (2-3)
  • Business Reorganizations in Bankruptcy (2-3)
  • Health Care Organization, Financing and Ethics (3)
  • Federal Income Taxation of Business Entities (3)
  • International Commercial Arbitration (2-3)
  • Antitrust (2-3)
  • International Tax (3)
  • International Business Transactions (2)
  • Financing for High-Tech Start Ups (2-3)
  • Commercial Law - Sales (3)
  • Commercial Law - Secured Transactions and Commercial Paper (3)
  • European Union Law (3) (London Program Only)
  • Employment Law (2)
  • Appropriate substantively related law journal or experimental course credit (up to 2 units) as determined by the vice dean