Securities Regulation, Antitrust
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.
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.)
Lecture, discussion, in class exercises.
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In class essay exam.
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