Sep 19, 2021  

LAW - 711 Mergers and Acquisitions

(3 hrs.)

The application of the federal securities laws and state corporation laws to takeovers of corporations, mergers, tender offers, proxy contests, and open market and privately negotiated acquisitions of corporate control. Also includes an examination of the Williams Act and cases thereunder relating to third-party acquisitions of control; issuer repurchase programs; issuer tender offers; going private transactions; and fiduciary duties of incumbent management during takeovers. Current trends and techniques in takeover practice are emphasized. Prerequisites: Business Associations (LAW-611) and Securities Regulation (LAW-612).