The post was originally published on February 4, 2015. The factual matrix and rules have now been uploaded.

Under the aegis of the GNLU-Khaitan & Co Fellowship in M&A, Gujarat National Law University and Khaitan & Co announce the first of its kind, GNLU-Khaitan M&A Drafting Competition for students in India.

The competition will present students with a unique opportunity to advise on a real world commercial transactional scenario. Based on a given a set of facts, students will be required to draft a share purchase agreement (“SPA”) and a legal opinion backing the legality and enforceability of the SPA.

Why should you participate?

The competition is a distinctive opportunity for you to apply yourselves to transactional drafting and be evaluated by professionals;

It will train you to appreciate facts and apply the law in a real-world commercial transactional scenario;

It will give you a first-hand experience of tackling issues involved in M&A transactions;

The winners shall get an opportunity to take up an internship with Khaitan & Co, one of India’s oldest and leading full service law firms; and

The winners shall receive attractive prize money.

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Please click HERE for the Rules and Factual Matrix.

Continue to watch this space for the ‘Primer on Share Purchase Agreements’.

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