The Advanced Mergers and Acquisitions Workshop II draws together various aspects of securities and corporate law under the broad title of “M&A” and applies that knowledge to analyzing typical problems that confront business lawyers involved in M&A transactions.
What You Will Do
The workshop is highly interactive and utilizes a series of exercises and games that will enable you to delve into the practical aspects of structuring, negotiating, and executing M&A transactions. The workshop meets weekly for a three-hour session at the offices of Davies in downtown Toronto. Focused on public companies, you will have an opportunity to explore transactions not only from a legal perspective, but also from the perspective of securities regulators and investment bankers through the participation of guest speakers. Topics that you will explore include acquisition alternatives, cross-border transactions, and hostile acquisitions.
What You Will Learn
- the practical aspects of structuring, negotiating, and executing M&A transactions
- how to analyze and apply relevant corporate and securities law principles
- to identify and understand applicable tax, competition, and foreign investment issues
- strategic considerations
- negotiation and presentation skills
Adjunct Professor Patricia Olasker