Mergers & Acquisitions: Cases, Materials & Problems 2E
Mergers & Acquisitions: Cases, Materials & Problems 2E
Aspen Publishers, Inc.

Mergers & Acquisitions: Cases, Materials & Problems 2E

  • Publish Date: 2008-12-12
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Ms. Therese Maynard

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<p> <b>Mergers and Acquisitions: Cases and Materials, Second Edition</b> is a concise, accessible, practical, and student-friendly presentation of everything law students need to know about mergers and acquisitions in order to hit the ground running in a transactional setting. </p> <p> <b>Using a real-world and skills-based approach, this classroom-tested casebook</b> : </p> <ul> <li> covers M&A transactions in <b>the context of Main Street as well as Wall Street</b> </li> <li> includes <b>cases, references to state and federal statutes, and numerous problems</b> </li> <li> offers a <b>highly accessible introduction and solid foundation</b> for the materials in the first two chapters </li> <li> emphasizes the <b>ethical responsibilities</b> of both lawyers and corporate managers who are responsible for implementing acquisition transactions </li> <li> <b>underscores the importance of modern fiduciary duty law</b>, building up to the topic in the latter part of the book </li> <li> includes a <b>Comprehensive Teacher’s Manual</b> with alternative approaches to teaching, suggestions for shortening reading assignments, suggested deletions to accommodate a two- or three-credit course, sample syllabi, and detailed analysis and answers for all problems in the casebook </li> <li> offers a comprehensive <b>author-hosted</b> <b>website</b> ( that provides PowerPoint slides of all diagrams included in the Appendix, discussion of how to use each slide, answers to all problems and questions in the casebook, updates and links to related materials, and suggestions on how to integrate current events into classroom discussion </li> </ul> <p> <b>The extensive appendices in this casebook offer a wide-range of value-added learning and teaching aids</b>: </p> <ul> <li> <b>real-word documents</b> illustrate M&A transactions and provide students with additional insights </li> <li> notes demonstrate the <b>vital importance of understanding where the money (or whatever is to serve as the acquisition consideration) is going</b> </li> <li> <b>Diagrams and Checklists</b> offer students and instructors easy reference throughout the semester </li> </ul> <p> <b>The Second Edition has been thoroughly updated, and the editing of cases has been tightened. In addition, the author has added</b>: </p> <ul> <li> <b>more note materials</b> to help students put cases and developments into context, particularly in Chapter 2 and Chapter 7 </li> <li> more <b>in depth explanations of the problems</b> </li> <li> <b>new case discussions</b> including Vantagepoint Venture Partners 1996 v. Examen, Inc. and En re: Topps Company Shareholders’ Litigation </li> <li> <b>recent securities law and rule changes</b> </li> </ul> <p> <b>Mergers and Acquisitions: Cases and Materials</b> offers a proven casebook with manageable length, yet thorough coverage. Be sure to request a complimentary examination copy of this casebook before you teach your next M&A course! </p> <p> </p>

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