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Corporate and Transactional Law

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Workshop: Boardroom Strategies and Deal Tactics

    November 21, 2022

    Prerequisite: Corporations or permission to waive the requisite. Exam Type: One Day Take-Home Successful M&A lawyers (and bankers) provide leadership and judgment in…

  • Corporations

    November 17, 2022

    Prerequisites: There is no formal prerequisite for the course. Students without a basic familiarity – not necessarily expertise – with rudimentary accounting and finance concepts,…

  • Corporations

    November 17, 2022

    Prerequisites: There is no formal prerequisite for the course. Students without a basic familiarity – not necessarily expertise – with rudimentary accounting and finance concepts,…

  • Corporations

    November 17, 2022

    Prerequisites: Students should have a familiarity with rudimentary accounting and finance concepts at the level of Analytical Methods for Lawyers. Please consult the syllabus of…

  • Transactional Law Clinics

    November 16, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Transactional Law Clinical Workshop (2 spring classroom credits). This clinic…

  • Transactional Law Clinical Workshop

    November 16, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Transactional Law Clinics (4-5 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you…

  • Sports Law Clinic

    November 16, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will not fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: This clinic requires that students have taken at least…

  • Sports Law Clinic

    November 16, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will not fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: This clinic requires that students have taken at least…

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    November 14, 2022

    Prerequisite or Corequisite: Corporations. For LLM students with the relevant background but who have not taken Corporations at HLS, contact Prof. Coates’s assistant, Stacy Tollman…

  • Corporate Reorganization

    November 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam

    Grades are determined by 10-page papers on approved topics.
    Corporate Reorganization takes up advanced topics in…

  • Advanced Corporate Transactions

    November 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: Registration for the course has two prerequisites: (1) Students must have taken Corporations or be taking it concurrently with ACT. (2) In addition, a…

  • International Taxation

    November 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: Taxation Exam Type: In Class This course will cover the basic federal income tax concepts, policy and law relating to taxation of foreign persons…

  • Structuring Deals: Uncovering Tax and Structuring Strategies in M&A and other Public Transactions

    November 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: Taxation Co-rerequisites:Taxation of Business Corporations Exam Type: One-Day Take Home The course will explore how Federal income tax considerations and related structuring considerations shape…

  • M&A Innovation: Doctrine, Theory, and Practice

    November 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam Merger and acquisition (“M&A”) deals evolve in response to doctrinal developments, economic and social changes, and the business purpose…