Introduction to the DealThis practice-oriented course introduces students to business and legal issues common to commercial transactions, whether an M&A deal, a license agreement, or a public offering. Among the topics covered are:
- how to translate a business deal into contract provisions,
- how to use due diligence to identify business and legal issues,
- how to understand and draft provisions with financial language,
- how to negotiate a business deal,
- corporate governance,
- opinion letters and
The course is conducted through workshop exercises, in-class role plays, and lectures. This course is designed for students who are interested in working on business deals.
Does this course satisfy the skills requirement? Yes
When is this course offered? Fall and Spring semesters
Additional information: It helps to have taken, or to be taking concurrently, one or more other business-related courses (only Corporations is required).
|Partial list of professors who teach or have taught this course:|
|Rolfe, Harold||Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011||Download syllabus (PDF)
|Hoppin, Charles C.||Fall 2009, Spring 2011|
|Shube, Eric S.||Fall 2010, Spring 2011|