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2021-2022 LSU Law Catalog 
    
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LAW 5708 - Mergers and Acquisitions


Credit(s): 2
Prerequisite(s) or Co-requisite(s): Business Associations I (LAW 5300 )
Overview of issues relating to business combinations in both the public and private context. Major topics to be studied include: acquisition documents (including stock purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, merger agreements, confidentiality agreements, letters of intent, and closing documents); structuring of deals; legal duties of boards of directors and dominant shareholders; disclosure requirements of federal and state securities law; successor liability and transfer of assets; state corporate codes relevant to acquisitions; and federal securities laws affecting the mechanics of transactions (proxy, tender offers, public offerings).



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