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New Corporate Transactions Handbook From Data Trace Publishing Company Provides The Ultimate Tool For Your Junior Law Associates

(Baltimore, Maryland – April 19, 2011) - Data Trace Publishing Company is excited to announce the release of the Corporate Transactions Handbook: A Deal Structure Primer by New York attorney Lawrence Hsieh. This unique legal manual 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.

Corporate Transactions Handbook: A Deal Structure Primer is written as a quick reference and premier resource for busy junior to mid-level law associates and deal professionals. However, it is an indispensable tool perfect for the self-paced and self-directed learning of any business or legal expert. Featuring nearly 200 illustrative flow charts, this manual provides a practical understanding of the key issues related to the most common types of corporate transactions. Features of this manual include:

  • Over 40 permutations of asset purchase, stock purchase, statutory forward, reverse, and triangular mergers, tax-free reorganizations, spin-offs, split-offs, split-ups, and multi-step business combinations defined in plain text and flow chart format
  • Exploration into how the Securities Act and the Exchange Act impact the structure of mergers and acquisitions including the original and secondary distribution of securities, registration and periodic reporting, proxy solicitation and tender offers
  • Detailed discussion of the structural issues impacting commercial loans and secured transactions through a comprehensive four-part analysis supplemented with workflow illustrations

Lawrence Hsieh, a corporate attorney, CLE provider, and member of the New York Bar, is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School. He received his degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University and teaches business law at the University of New Haven. Mr. Hsieh is also the author of the Small Business Contracts Handbook. His website is

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