Law 228 - Mergers & Acquisitions

Faculty listed in alphabetical order – please see faculty specific description for requisite information.

S. Bainbridge


General Course Description:

This is a survey course that examines the basic legal aspects of corporate mergers and acquisitions, which are among the most dynamic and complex strategic activities firms undertake. Students will study federal and state laws governing M&A transactions, and consider relevant legal, policy and business issues from the perspectives of the key affected stakeholders: the target company, the acquiring company, shareholders, management, employees and others. Grades will be determined by performance on an objective final exam.

Course Specific Learning Outcomes

To become familiar with coordinating legal and business considerations to achieve optimal client outcomes in a transactional setting.

Course Information:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Stephen Bainbridge 17F 228 LEC 1 TR 12:10 PM - 1:35 PM 3.0 Yes No
  Pre or Co-requisite: Law 230. Business Associations
Previous Course Offerings:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Stephen Bainbridge 15F 228 LEC 1 MW 3:20 PM - 4:45 PM 3.0 Yes No
  Prerequisite: Law 230. Business Associations