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Mergers and Acquisitions: Choosing a Topic

Introduction

A crucial step in the writing process, topic selection merits careful consideration. Methods for identifying topics include reviewing:

  • news sources
  • journals
  • websites of professional organizations and advocacy groups
  • books

News

Look at recent news articles focused on this area of law to get a sense of which areas of the law are unsettled and which issues practitioners are thinking about.

Journals

Looking at the tables of contents in recent issues of the following journals will suggest current topics.

Books on Academic Writing

Each of these books include chapters on identifying a topic, developing a thesis statement, polishing and editing your writing, and other helpful subjects as you embark on the academic writing process.

Organizations

The websites, conferences, and blogs of different organizations are a good way to identify current topics in the field of Mergers and Acquisitions.

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