Universität Wien FIND

251040 KU Drafting and Negotiating Cross-border M&A Contracts (2021W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), Universitätslehrgänge

This is a fee-based continuous education and training programme/certificate course offered by the Postgraduate Center. Please note that you must be admitted to a continuing education and training programme/certificate course to participate.


Language: English

Examination dates



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Aims: Introduction to M&A Contract Drafting
Contents: M&A is an important field of activity for lawyers and the correct drafting of M&A contracts is an entrepreneurial challenge. This course offers important know-how for drafting contracts to avoid disadvantages. All relevant legal questions concerning M&A contracts, e.g. warranty claims and limitation of liability, will be covered. The keywords are prevention and risk minimization based on a solid contract drafting. It is important to know and identify sources of errors and potential risks and to be safeguarded.
Method: Lecture and discussion

Assessment and permitted materials

Assessment: Written exam
Permitted materials:
Only a general German-English dictionary may be used, not a dictionary containing English explanations and definitions for legal terms.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

50% for a positive grade, based on the written exam

Examination topics

All topics covered in the course

Reading list

Materials will be provided during the course

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Th 16.02.2023 00:22