Advanced Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Rapid Skillz

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  • Short course
  • Beginner
  • Online
  • Durata:
    3 Months
  • Quando:
    Da definire

In light of the widespread Mergers and Acquisitions (“M&A”) transactions involving Indian companies, experts with an M&A focus are the need of the hour. This programme helps you specialise in Laws by examining M&A transactions from the perspectives of competition law, labour law, and stamp duty, and also delves into the law on insider trading and the takeover code. A key feature of this Programme is that it focuses on helping you understand the content of the legal documentation involved in M&A transactions and learn how to draft such documents effectively.

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A course which focuses on the advanced level aspects of M&A will provide you with a deeper insight into the critical aspects. You are armored to critically analyse the various clauses in a typical deal. The exercise of due diligence is critically important when it comes to an M&A transaction. This specialization will enable you to undertake such aspects independently with much greater confidence. The skills required for documentation and review of such documents from a commercial point of view will also be taught in this course.

Requisiti: Commerce/finance graduates, management/finance professionals, banking professionals, financial adviser.


Dove e quando

Inizio Luogo
Da definire

Cosa impari in questo corso?

Mergers and Acquisitions
IT Law
Competition Law
Labour Law


This Course Consist of the following contents -Unit 1: Understanding Lending Transactions -Study the different methods of financing mergers and acquisitions. Examine the role of lending transactions in mergers and acquisitions. Understand the regulatory regime governing lending by domestic and overseas banks. Unit 2: Understanding Stamp Duty and Registration Laws -Learn the law on stamp duty and registration in India and identify the events or documents on which stamp duty is levied. Understand the role of registration in M&A transactions and the nature of documents to be registered under the Registration Act, 1908. Unit 3: Understanding Employment and Labour Law Issues -Study the legal framework for employment and labour laws in India. Identify specific provisions of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 and Shops and Establishment Acts that apply to M&A transactions. Unit 4: Understanding Mergers and Acquisitions: Competition Law Perspective -Examine the need for competition laws in India. Analyse the impact of the Competition Act, 2002 and all the rules and regulations issued thereunder on M&A activity in India. Identify M&A transactions that require approval from the Competition Commission of India. Unit 5: Understanding Mergers and Acquisitions: From a Listed Company’s Perspective -Study two important regulations from the perspective of listed companies—the Takeover Code and the Insider Trading Regulations. Analyse these regulations from the perspective of M&A transactions. Unit 6: Understanding the Due Diligence Process -Understand what a ‘due diligence’ is and its importance in M&A transactions. Identify the parties involved in a due diligence process and key points or issues that must be identified in any due diligence. Unit 7: Understanding Legal Documentation for Mergers and Acquisitions -Examine the structure and content of documents required to implement mergers and acquisitions, including a merger or de-merger scheme, share purchase, share. ubscription or shareholders agreements, business purchase agreements, and asset transfer agreements. Unit 8: Drafting of Legal Documentation - I -Draft specific clauses in commercial agreements, such as the conditions precedent to completion clause, and the completion clause. Analyse the purpose of each of these clauses in M&A transactions. Unit 9: Drafting of Legal Documentation - II -Draft indemnification and representations & warranties clauses. Analyse the meaning of these clauses in commercial agreements and understand their role and importance in M&A transactions.

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This course is made for students and they Examine how an M&A transaction is executed and study the different aspects to look at while advising on any M&A transaction. Perceive the manner in which mergers and acquisitions are financed and understand the need for external commercial borrowings. Understand ‘due diligence’ exercises, the manner in which they are carried out, and their impact on drafting necessary legal documents.