This lecture gives a comprehensive overview on legal forms, governance matters and liability risks of both directors and shareholders in various countries. In addition, students learn how M&A transactions work and which major legal issues are of relevance. Furthermore, equity solutions like IPOs, capital increases or convertibles and debt solutions like syndicated loans, bonds or private placements are presented. On top of that, we have a deeper look into cash pooling, tax, accounting and compliance matters. Last but not least, students learn more about financial restructuring: for instance, standstill agreements, restructuring loans, debt equity swaps and distressed M&A. >> MORE