Transactional Contracts: Drafting, Structuring and Negotiating Agreements under U.S. Law (for foreign-trained LL.M. students)
LAW JD 719
This course is for foreign trained LL.M. students. This course will focus on developing the skills required to structure, negotiate and draft commonly-used transactional contracts, including agreements for the purchase or sale of a business, venture capital financing agreements, technology licensing agreements, loan agreements, and employment and non-competition agreements. In this class, students will learn the structure of agreements under U.S. law and the technical language required to effect the specific contractual provisions in these documents. Class time will be spent discussing how to negotiate and draft specific provisions of commonly-used contracts and other corporate documents, as well as the importance of each contract to a completed business transaction. Three credits.