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    • 20508-01
    • †Advanced Deals Workshop: Public Company M&A
    • Robinson
    • Mon 4:10 PM-6:30 PM
    • 3
    • Professional Skills
    • faculty permission
    • exam required
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    †Advanced Deals Workshop: Public Company M&A (20508). 3 units. This course will be an advanced deals workshop focusing on the practical and legal issues that corporate lawyers face in structuring and negotiating merger and acquisition transactions involving public companies, as well as planning and defending against hostile takeovers. Topics will include understanding the roles of corporate lawyers and other players in M&A transactions, structuring deals, drafting and negotiating merger agreements to allocate risk and protect the deal, designing and implementing corporate takeover defenses including litigation strategies, planning hostile takeovers, managing conflict transactions including squeeze-outs and leveraged buyouts, and responding to shareholder activists and hedge funds. Prerequisite: Business Organizations or equivalent. Permission of the instructor required. Enrollment limited to fourteen. Self-scheduled examination. E. S. Robinson.

    Note: The first two class meetings will take place on Tuesday, September 8 and Tuesday, September 15, from 4:10-6:30, to replace the classes scheduled for September 4 and September 14. Beginning on Monday, September 21, the class will meet according to its regular Monday schedule.

    Course Bidding: In addition to listing this course among permission-of-instructor selections, students should submit a copy of their CV by the end of the pre-registration period on June 25. Listing this course among permission-of-instructor selections constitutes authorization for the Registrar's Office to release a copy of the student's YLS transcript to the instructor.

    Location: SLB - 110 (Mon)
    Grade mode: graded
    CRN: 10090
    Exam: 12/14/2015 - 12/22/2015
    Questions available online
    Name or Id: Id
    Length: 3 hour(s)

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