Corporate Transactions Handbook: A Deal Structure Primer
Prominent attorney Lawrence Hsieh provides an indispensable resource tool perfect for self-paced and self-directed learning. The treatise emphasizes the structural, legal and tax issues related to corporate transactions within two popular practice areas — Mergers and Acquisitions and Commercial Loans and Secured Transactions.
A practical and valuable resource, with more than 700 pages of content, the Corporate Transactions Handbook is a quick reference for busy junior to mid-level law associates and deal professionals to achieve a more thorough comprehension of the methods and strategy behind deal point fundamentals. Examine over 70 varieties of the most commonly used transactions and deal point tactics within the popular specialties of Mergers and Acquisitions and Commercial Loans and Secured Transactions.
Recent Updates Include:
- An introduction to the basic structure, economics and risks of, and reasons for investing in, derivatives. (Chapter 27).
- Detailed discussion including math-based graphics describing the economics of, and a description of common use cases of, a variety of derivatives, including American and European call and put options, forward contracts, futures, interest rate swaps, currency swaps, total return (equity) swaps, credit default swaps and swaptions. (Chapter 28).
Lawrence Hsieh, Esq. is a corporate attorney at the Practical Law Company and a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School. He received his degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University. Lawrence writes a regular column for The New York Law Journal on contract drafting.
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SUMMARY TABLE OF CONTENTS
PART I: MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
Chapter 1: Introduction to Mergers and Acquisitions
Chapter 2: Liabilities
Chapter 3: Consents
Chapter 4: Tax Consequences
Chapter 5: Key Deal Point Issues
Chapter 6: Transaction Types—Detailed Discussions
PART II: MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS—SECURITIES LAW IMPACT
Chapter 7: Introduction to Mergers and Acquisitions—Securities Law Impact
Chapter 8: Securities Act of 1933
Chapter 9: Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Chapter 10: Takeover Defenses
Chapter 11: Applicability of Securities Laws
PART III: COMMERCIAL LOANS AND SECURED TRANSACTIONS
Chapter 12: Introduction to Commercial Loans and Secured Transactions
Chapter 13: Basic Loan Transaction Structures
Chapter 14: Key Deal Point Issues
Chapter 15: Secured Transactions
Chapter 16: Transaction Types—Detailed Discussions
Chapter 17: Real Property Mortgages
PART IV: STRUCTURED FINANCE—SECURITIZATION
Chapter 18: Structured Finance—Securitization
Chapter 19: The Basic Economics of Securitization
Chapter 20: Key Deal Point Issues
Chapter 21: Securities Law Aspects of Securitization
Chapter 22: Classes of Assets Commonly Securitized
Chapter 23: Transactions—Detailed Discussions
PART V: POOLED INVESTMENT VEHICLES
Chapter 24: What Are Pooled Investment Vehicles?
Chapter 25: Fundamental Securities Law Aspects of Pooled Investment Vehicles
Chapter 26: Types of Pooled Investment Vehicles—Detailed Discussions
Chapter 27: What are Derivatives?
Chapter 28: Types of Derivatives - Detailed Discussions