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Spring 2020
6237 Doing Deals - MOLL/ MAIERSON- 17002

Professor(s): Douglas Moll (FACULTY)
Ryan Maierson (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 2

Course Areas: Business and Commercial Law 

Time: 4:00p-6:00p  M  Location: 144  BLB

Course Outline: This two-hour class will take students through the life cycle of private and public company mergers and acquisitions from the perspective of a practicing lawyer. Using actual deal documents, we will analyze how the business agreement between the parties gets translated into contract terms, as well as the role of the M&A lawyer in advising, negotiating and documenting the transaction. The course will be co-taught by Professor Douglas Moll and Ryan Maierson, a partner at Latham & Watkins LLP. Completion of a Business Organizations or Corporations course is a prerequisite to enrollment.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   Quota = 40.

Prerequisites: Yes  Completion of Business Organizations or Corporations

First Day Assignments: The reading is the “Class 1.S20” file.

First Day Assignment

Final Exam Schedule: 05/04 2-4pm      

This course will have:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election:

Course Materials (10/24/2019 9:28:38 AM)

No book required for this course

Course Materials: The course materials will consist of multiple copy center packets that will be available at various times throughout the semester. We will announce when a new packet is ready for pickup. Similarly, we will announce specific reading assignments via email and/or at the end of each class.