Law 228 - Mergers & Acquisitions

Stephen M. Bainbridge

Stephen M. Bainbridge

William D. Warren Distinguished Professor of Law
B.A. Western Maryland College, 1980
M.S. Chemistry, University of Virginia, 1983
J.D. University of Virginia, 1985
UCLA Faculty Since 1997
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
Textbook Information:
Textbook for Fall 2017 LEC 1
Bainbridge and Anabtawi. Mergers and Acquisitions: A Transactional Perspective  1st ed.  
ISBN: 9781628102178. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $216.00