CROSS BORDER MERGERS
2014/2015, Semester 1
Modular Credits: LL4223 ( 4 ) / LL5223 ( 4 ) / LL6223 ( 4 )
The module will analyze and discuss mergers which involve two or more entities which are located in different countries. After outlining the issues and conflicts created by the duality of corporate, control of foreign investment, regulatory and tax (for the latter in general terms) laws, the various solutions available will be discussed. Emphasis will be given to international treaties and European directives solutions as used in actual transactions. Other structures, in the absence of regulatory support, such as stock for stock offers and dual listing will be analyzed, also as used in actual transactions.
NUS Compulsory Core Curriculum or its equivalent. Must have read Tax Module or Securities Regulation
Not open to students who have taken or are taking LL4074/LL5074/LL6074; LL4074V/LL5074V/LL6074V Mergers & Acquisitions (M & A) or its equivalent.
9 sessions over 3 weeks: Three, 3hr weekly seminars
Intensive: Week 4 - 6: 2 - 19 Sep 2014
Mode of Assessment:
Class participation- 20%; 6-Hr Take Home Exam - 80% [Release: Sat, 25 Oct 14 (1pm); Due: Sat, 25 Oct 14 (7pm)]