Courses 2011 - 2012
LAW A534 Mergers And Acquisitions
Credits: 4-6, Variable
This course introduces students to the legal principles that underlie mergers and acquisitions, including those relating to the fiduciary duties and other obligations of company boards of directors, the role of shareholder voting, externalities arising from some merger/acquisition transactions, state anti-takeover statutes, disclosure requirements arising from the securities laws, and the effects of mergers and acquisitions on other constituencies (beyond shareholders and management). Prerequisite: Either A515 Business Organizations or A567 Closely Held Business Organizations.