Course Details

Mergers and Acquisitions

M&A is the study of transactions resulting in the change of control over business enterprises. This course will cover the various legal aspects involved in these transactions. Topics covered will include the mechanics of the various M&A transactions (including purchase of assets, purchase of stock and statutory merger), state law requirements and causes of action, federal securities law aspects of M&A, legal duties of boards of director and others with fiduciary responsibilities, and M&A documentation. Other considerations in M&A transactions will also be considered, including tax, antitrust, accounting, and international transaction issues. Recommended course: Business Associations or Corporations.


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


Course History

Spring 2014
Title: Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty: Reed, Stephen F. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 2     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 58



Spring 2014
Title: Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty: Fiebig, Andre (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits:
Capacity: 65     Actual: 61



Fall 2013
Title: Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty: Lutz, Karl E. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 63



Spring 2013
Title: Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty: Reed, Stephen F. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 2     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 56



Fall 2012
Title: Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty: Lutz, Karl E. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 63



Spring 2012
Title: Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty: Black, Bernard (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Type: Lecture     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 59



Fall 2011
Title: Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty: Fiebig, Andre (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Type: Lecture     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 26



Fall 2011
Title: Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty: Lutz, Karl E. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 2     Type: Lecture     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 63