MLJ724 - Mergers and Acquisitions


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Not offered in 2020

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

For M729 (Juris Doctor) students only


MLJ701, MLJ715 and MLJ718

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 2h class (recordings provided) + 1.5h online seminar (live streamed and recordings provided) per week


This unit aims to equip students with the knowledge and ability to apply, critically evaluate and effectively communicate mergers and acquisitions law, and develop a deep appreciation of major policy issues and developments in the law. Topics include: prohibition on anti-competitive mergers; the clearance processes; merger remedies - enforceable undertakings; the authorisation process; overview; the 20% rule and permitted gateways; the 602 principles; types of bids; information to shareholders; compulsory acquisition; defensive strategies; and, the role of ASIC and the takeovers panel.

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