Corporate Acquisitions
GMU Law School Course # 194 - 001
Wednesday's, at 6:00 p.m. to 7:50 p.m.

Spring 2002
Co-Instructors: Randy S. Segal and David H. Engvall
Email addresses: rsegal@hns.com
david.engvall@motient.com

Course Syllabus/Reading

Week I, January 9 Introduction and Overview to Corporate Acquisitions

Week II, January 16 Striking a Deal

Week III, January 23 The Due Diligence Process

Week IV, January 30 The Transaction Agreements

Week V, February 6 Lawyer as Negotiator and Strategic Team Leader: Structuring a Deal

Week VI, February 13 A Team Exercise: Putting it all Together

Week VII, February 20 Words of Caution and Considerations between Signing and Closing

Week VIII, February 27 Lawyer as Negotiator and Strategic Team Leader: Closing a Deal

Week IX, March 6 Handing off the Baton: Post-Closing

Week X, March 20 The Securities Laws: An Overview of Issues Affecting Acquisitions

Week XI, March 27 Fiduciary Duties of the Board of Directors, Part I

Week XII, April 3 Team Exercise #2 : Putting it all Together

Week XIII, April 10 Fiduciary Duties of the Board of Directors, Part II

Week XIV, April 17 Wrap Up

Examination Period