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Drafting and Negotiating Letters of Intent (LOIs)

Online Class material is 100% online, accessible by all standard web browsers. Use your desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone--your progress will by synced across all devices.
On-Demand The class is fully asynchronous. Do the work at your own pace, turn in your assignment when you're ready, and get instant feedback via model answers and video review sessions.
Interactive Learn with dynamic, interactive modules that keep you engaged in active learning using a variety of learning modes.
Experiential Includes practical assessments throughout the class, plus a capstone assignment where you apply your skills in the context of a real-world matter.

Class Content

Overview

This Master Class affords participants a deeper understanding of contract drafting in the context of a letter of intent (LOI). It explores where and how an LOI fits within the overall deal process. It then explores a standard LOI in an acquisition context, examining purpose, timing, and typical content, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of using an LOI. Finally, it introduces alternative forms that offer similar function, such as term sheets and memoranda of understanding.

Objectives

Upon completion of this Master Class, participants are able to:

  • Know where to start when drafting an LOI
  • Review and revise an LOI
  • Articulate the strategic benefits and disadvantages of using LOIs

Simulation Exercise

Participants are asked to review and propose revisions to an LOI prepared in connection with a proposed acquisition.

CLE Credit

Participants may earn up to 1 CLE credit in the State of California (General Credit). Application for New York, Florida and Texas accreditation of this program is currently pending for up to one (1) hour of CLE credit. Credit is for transitional and non-transitional attorneys in NY. This class is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys. Financial Aid may be available for qualifying participants.

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Step 1: Learn

Learn at your own pace, absorbing lessons in short, easily digested segments led by experienced practitioners.

Step 2: Do

Apply what you've learned to solve real-world client scenarios, using transaction documents derived from actual deals.

Step 3: Review

Deepen your learning in virtual review sessions with an experienced practitioner. Review model answers and ask questions.

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