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CourseMergers and Acquisitions - Law 633E
Instructor William K. Sjostrom   View Faculty Page
Units 3 - Graded

Business Organizations

Recommended Courses:

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: Jeffrey D. Bauman, "Corporations and Other Business Associations Statutes, Rules and Forms" (2009 ed.).

Course Format

Lecture, discussion, in class exercises.

Written Assignments


Type of Exam

In class essay exam.

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