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.

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(a) Knowledge and understanding of substantive and procedural law


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