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.
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Chinese Corporate and Securities Law: Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions
*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.