Courses of Study 2023-2024 
    
    May 18, 2024  
Courses of Study 2023-2024
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LAW 6470 - High Growth Corporate Transactions


     
Fall, Spring. 2 credits. Letter grades only.

Enrollment limited to: LLM Tech students only. Offered in New York City.

A. Collins, C. Whitehead.

This course is designed to familiarize students with common issues that arise in, and how they are addressed by attorneys who structure, high-growth (principally start-up) corporate transactions. It will address that portion of the transactional practice not covered in Technology Transactions. A wide range of topics is expected to be covered, including: Choice of Entity; Founders’ Agreement(s); Terms of Preferred Stock, including Liquidation Preferences and Conversion Mechanics; Basic Deal Structuring; Tax Issues/Benefits for Entrepreneurs/Startups; Employment and Incentive Considerations; Basic Securities Regulation; Convertible Notes and SAFEs; Series A Financing; Special Considerations with High Valuations and Unicorns; Distressed Situations and Down Rounds; Operational Agreements; Indebtedness; M&A Transactions; and Initial Public Offerings.



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