Course Details

Mergers and Acquisitions

This course will focus on M&A transactions (both public and private) and the foundational knowledge required of an entry level attorney. The objective of the course is to expose students to a balance of doctrinal and practical knowledge that will prepare them for real world experience. In addition to coverage of the state law framework (focusing on both statutory and current caselaw in Delaware), the course will address Federal securities laws applicable to tender offers and proxy contests, accounting and valuation, fiduciary duties, basic deal documentation concepts, the deal process, takeover strategies and defenses, as well as key regulatory issues. Evaluation: Students will be evaluated primarily by classroom contribution and performance on a final exam.

Catalog Number: BUSCOM 638
Practice Areas: Business, Corporate,Trans Area
Additional Course Information: Business Concentration Elective


Course History

Spring 2019
Title: Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty:
Section: 2     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 70     Actual: 70

Spring 2019
Title: Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty: O'Hare, John M. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 70     Actual: 60

Spring 2018
Title: Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty:
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 70     Actual: 67

Spring 2018
Title: Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty: O'Hare, John M. (courses | profile)
Section: 2     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 70     Actual: 22

Fall 2017
Title: Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty:
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 65

Spring 2017
Title: Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty:
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 61

Spring 2017
Title: Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty: O'Hare, John M. (courses | profile)
Section: 2     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 33

Fall 2016
Title: Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty:
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 61

Spring 2016
Title: Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty:
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 64

Spring 2016
Title: Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty:
Section: 2     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 65

Fall 2015
Title: Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty: Reed, Stephen F. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 63