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  1. 1) Introduction 9 items
    1. Seminar 1. M&A Transactions: an Overview 9 items
      1. Essential readings 5 items
        1. Corporate finance - Jonathan B. Berk, Peter M. DeMarzo 2017

          Book Essential See: Chapter 28 (pp. 930-950). Available online.

        2. Corporate finance law: principles and policy - Louise Gullifer, Jennifer Payne 2015

          Book Essential See pp. 764-67. Chapter 16 is available online.

        3. Business planning: financing the start-up business and venture capital financing - Therese H. Maynard, Dana M. Warren 2014

          Book Essential See pp. 5-12, 16-24, 38-44. Available online.

        4. Coca-Cola to buy Costa Coffee chain from Whitbread for £3.9bn

          Article Essential To access FT.com, click on the Sign In button at the top right of the screen at FT.com. Enter your University of Glasgow email address on the Sign In page and click next. The email address that you just entered should be displayed again on the next page, click on the Sign In button underneath. You should now be directed to enter your GUID username and password. If you have never accessed FT.com before, you will be asked to complete a short registration form. The password that you enter at this point should not be your GUID password but one that is unique to FT.com. You will receive an email confirmation from FT.com after which you should be able to access the resource.

      2. Further readings 4 items
        1. Corporate finance law: principles and policy - Louise Gullifer, Jennifer Payne 2015

          Book Further Chapter 16. Available online.

        2. Private equity: a transactional analysis 2014

          Book Further

  2. 2) Barriers to Transacting 43 items
    1. Seminar 2. Information problems 14 items
      1. Essential readings 5 items
      2. Further readings 9 items
        1. Summary of Acquisitions Agreements - L. R. Kling, E. Simon, M. Goldman 1997

          Article Further

        2. Insights of Signaling Theory for Acquisitions Research - Cheng-Wei Wu, Jeffrey J. Reuer, Roberto Ragozzino

          Chapter Further

    2. Seminar 3. Collective Action Problems 15 items
      1. Essential readings 8 items
        1. The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics - SpringerLink (Online service) 2018 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential See: The new Palgrave dictionary of economics, Vol, 1 and Olson, M. 'Collective Action', pp. 876-880.

        2. The logic of collective action: public goods and the theory of groups - Mancur Olson, Askews & Holts Library Services 1971

          Book Essential In particular, pp. 5-16, 34-36, 60-66.

        3. The Tragedy of the Commons - YouTube

          Audio-visual document Essential

        4. The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics - SpringerLink (Online service) 2018 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential See: The new Palgrave dictionary of economics, Vol.8, pp. 360-363.

        5. Holdouts and Free Riders - L. Cohen 1991

          Article Essential In particular, pp. 359-362.

        6. The anatomy of corporate law: a comparative and functional approach - Reinier H. Kraakman 2017

          Book Essential In particular, pp. 224-31.

        7. Nuts and bolts for the social sciences - Jon Elster 1989

          Book Essential See: chapters XIII, XIV and XV.

      2. Further readings 7 items
        1. Corporate Governance and Control - Marco Becht, Patrick Bolton, Ailsa Röell

          Chapter Further

        2. Voting in Corporate Law - Frank H. Easterbrook, Daniel R. Fischel 1983

          Article Further

        3. The calculus of consent?: logical foundations of constitutional democracy - James M. Buchanan, Gordon Tullock 1999

          Book Further In particular, chapter 1.

        4. collective action (new perspectives) - David P. Myatt

          Chapter Further See: The new Palgrave dictionary of economics, Vol. 1.

    3. Seminar 4. Agency problems 14 items
      1. Essential readings 4 items
        1. Agency Costs - Clifford W. Smith

          Chapter 

        2. The modern corporation and private property - Adolf Augustus Berle, Gardiner Coit Means 1933, c1932 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential See Book I, Chapter VI: “The divergence of interest between ownership and control”, pp. 119-25.

        3. Agency Theory: An Assessment and Review. - K. M. Eisenhardt 01/01/1989

          Article Essential

        4. The anatomy of corporate law: a comparative and functional approach - Reinier H. Kraakman 2017

          Book Essential See Chapters 2 and 8 (in particular, sections 8.1 and 8.2).

      2. Further readings 10 items
        1. Engineering a Venture Capital Market: Lessons from the American Experience - Ronald J. Gilson 2003

          Article Further See in particular pp. 1067-92.

        2. Separation of Ownership and Control - Eugene F. Fama, Michael C. Jensen 1983

          Article Further

        3. Does Mandatory Shareholder Voting Prevent Bad Acquisitions? - Marco Becht, Andrea Polo, Stefano Rossi 11/2016

          Article Further

  3. 3) Legal solutions 21 items
    1. SEMINAR 5: Information Problems I 8 items
      1. Essential Readings 4 items
        1. Understanding MACs: Moral Hazard in Acquisitions - Ronald J. Gilson, Alan Schwartz 2005

          Article Essential

        2. Moral Hazard and the Initial Public Offering - Christine Hurt 2005

          Article Essential See: only read pp. 711-726

      2. Further Reading 4 items
        1. Satisficing Contracts - Patrick Bolton, Antoine Faure-Grimaud 2010

          Article 

        2. MAC Clauses in the UK and US: Much Ado About Nothing? - Kevin, A. Rinker, Jeremy, G. Hill, Katherine Ashton

          Article 

    2. SEMINAR 6: Information problems II 5 items
      1. Essential Readings 3 items
        1. Value Creation by Business Lawyers: Legal Skills and Asset Pricing - Ronald J. Gilson 1984

          Article Essential See: ONLY read pp. 241-244, 249-250, 253-256, 257-294

        2. An Economic Analysis of the Guaranty Contract - Avery Wiener Katz 1999

          Article Essential See: ONLY read pp. 47-53, 59-76

      2. Further Readings 2 items
        1. Verification Institutions in Financing Transactions - Ronald J. Mann 1999

          Article  See: ONLY read pp. 2258-2263 and read the rest only if interested more generally in this specific topic.

        2. The Mechanisms of Market Efficiency - Ronald J. Gilson, Reinier H. Kraakman 05/1984

          Article 

    3. SEMINAR 7: Risk, Uncertainty and Time I 4 items
      1. Essential Readings 3 items
        1. Ambiguity and Income Taxation - Terrence R. Chorvat 2002

          Article Essential

      2. Further Readings 1 item
    4. SEMINAR 8: Risk, uncertainty and time II 4 items
      1. Essential Readings 2 items
        1. Earn-outs: Bridge the Gap, With Caution - Steven B. Fuerst, Nicholas San Filippo IV, Steven H. Ornstein 16 June 2009

          Article Essential

        2. Moral Hazard and the Initial Public Offering - Christine Hurt 2005

          Article Essential See: ONLY 711-726 BUT read the rest if you want – very interesting article.

      2. Further Readings 2 items