Curriculum Guide · Courses
Mergers and Acquisitions
Professor Robert Thompson
J.D. Course 434 (cross-listed) | 3 credit hours
This course draws on legal principles and financial economics to understand mergers and acquisitions. The class will cover incentives for deals and constraints on them arising from both law and economic factors. Valuation and judicial review of defensive tactics, for example, are included in the topics to be studied. Individual and team assignments may be included as part of the class.
Students may not receive credit for both this course and International Mergers and Acquisitions Seminar or Takeovers, Mergers, and Acquisitions.