Course Information

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Area of Study & Practice

  • International, Transnational, and Comparative Law

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.

Please note that course organization and content may vary substantially from semester to semester and descriptions are not necessarily professor specific. Please contact the instructor directly if you have particular course-related questions.

Prerequisite Information

Business Associations is a pre-requisite.