Course - Law
Instructor William K. Sjostrom   View Faculty Page
Emailwilliam.sjostrom@law.arizona.edu
Units 2 - Graded
Prerequisites:

Business Organizations

 
Recommended Courses:

Securities Regulation, Antitrust

 
Overview

The course explores legal issues related to corporate mergers and acquisitions.  Topics covered include acquisition structures and mechanics, shareholder voting and appraisal rights, board fiduciary duties, federal securities laws requirements, anti-takeover defenses, accounting and tax issues, and antitrust considerations.

 
Materials

Therese Maynard, "Mergers and Acquisitions:  Cases and Materials" (2nd ed.)

Supplement to O’KELLEY & THOMPSON, CORPORATIONS AND OTHER BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS:  SELECTED STATUTES, RULES AND FORMS (2011 ed.)

 
Course Format

Lecture, discussion, in class exercises.

 
Written Assignments

None

 
Type of Exam

In class essay exam.

 
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