507 Chinese Corporate and Securities Law: Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

This intensive, one-week course will look at the legal issues involved in cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Specifically, the course will examine these issues in light of the 2008 financial crisis and through a case study of an acquisition of a significant amount of equity interests in a large US financial institution by a sovereign wealth fund from a third country. A paper will be required. Completion of Business Associations is a pre-requisite for the course.

Course Areas of Practice
Course Type
Seminar
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge and understanding of substantive and procedural law
2014
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

507.01 1 James D. Cox M-Th 6:00-8:30 pm; Sat 2:00-4:00 pm Room 4172
This intensive, one-week course will look at the legal issues involved in cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Specifically, the course will examine these issues in light of the 2008 financial crisis and through a case study of an acquisition of a significant amount of equity interests in a large US financial institution by a sovereign wealth fund from a third country. A paper will be required. Completion of Business Associations is a pre-requisite for the course.

Pre/Co-requisites
Business Associations is a pre-requisite.
Enrollment Restrictions
None

*Please note that this information is for planning purposes only, and should not be relied upon for the schedule for a given semester. Faculty leaves and sabbaticals, as well as other curriculum considerations, will sometimes affect when a course may be offered.