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 Frequency*
Course Areas of Practice
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.