Gain an interdisciplinary toolkit to understand and navigate the laws, structures, and challenges of corporate transactions.
Mergers, acquisitions, public offerings, and corporate takeovers are all subject to the influence of an array of legal, economic, and social factors. This transaction landscape is renowned for its complexity, so an understanding of these industry drivers, structures, and issues is not just useful, but critical to succeeding in this fiercely competitive space.
On The Law and Economics of Mergers and Acquisitions online certificate course, you’ll gain a toolkit for navigating the structures and legal issues of corporate transactions. Designed by experts from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Department of Law, the course gives you the knowledge, insight, and confidence to play an active role in managing deals. You’ll examine the different types of corporate transactions, including hedge fund attacks, private mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals, and hostile takeovers. Drawing on case studies and modern finance and economic contract theory, which has significant practical relevance, you’ll become equipped to approach corporate transactions holistically. You’ll also examine the jurisdictional discrepancies across the UK, US, and EU member states, and learn to navigate the drafting and negotiating requirements.
The Law and Economics of Mergers and Acquisitions online certificate course are certified by the United Kingdom CPD Certification Service and may be applicable to individuals who are members of, or are associated with, UK-based professional bodies. The course has an estimated 50 hours of learning.
Note: should you wish to claim CPD activity, the onus is on you. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and GetSmarter accept no responsibility, and cannot be held responsible, for the claiming or validation of hours or points.
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GetSmarter's learning model is designed to help you, as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course is broken up into weekly, manageable modules, with incremental deadlines, devised to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the flexibility to work when it suits you best. You also have access to your Success Manager, who will help you set goals, track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative enquiries you might have.
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