Timeroom: Spring 2021

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LBS 906 (01) - Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Law (01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 57131
This is a basic course designed to provide all students with a familiarity and working knowledge of the United States Bankruptcy Code, bankruptcy courts and how each work in practice. In general, the course will be divided into three main topics. First, the class will review and discuss the fundamental principles on which the entire Bankruptcy Code is based. Second, there will be a review of consumer bankruptcies under Chapter 7s and Chapter 13s. Thereafter, the balance of the course will focus on corporate and business reorganizations under Chapter 11. The class utilizes a casebook together with the Bankruptcy Code and the bankruptcy rules. The course involves substantial reading and preparation. Eligibility: Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. This course may be taken on an S/U basis. Prereqs: Business Associations is recommended. Grading: See syllabus.
Instructors: Gregory Moffett
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/19/2021 5/14/2021 T 5:30pm - 7:20pm UNHL 201

LBS 907 (01) - Business Associations I

Business Associations I

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Law (01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021)
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 52590
This course introduces the basic concepts of business associations. While the primary emphasis is on corporations, the course also covers agency relationships, partnerships, limited liability companies, and other unincorporated business entities. The course covers: entity formation; the roles and purposes of the different associations; the power and authority of parties to act on behalf of the associations; liability (including liability avoidance); implied and fiduciary duties; shareholder rights; and corporate governance.
Instructors: William Murphy
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/19/2021 5/14/2021 MW 11:00am - 12:15pm UNHL 103

LBS 939 (01) - Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Law (01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 52592
This course introduces students to U.S. law associated with buying and selling businesses (commonly referred to as mergers & acquisitions (?M&A? law). The course is designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of the legal aspects of M&A transactions. The course covers: transaction mechanics; the appraisal remedy; successorship to assets (including asset transferability and buying assets from financially-troubled or bankrupt companies); successorship to liabilities (including liability avoidance strategies and successor liability); acquisition documents; due diligence; the role U.S. securities laws play in M&A transactions; board and shareholder duties; and national security issues surrounding foreign acquisitions of U.S. corporations. A solid understanding of M&A law is core to students wishing to practice as business lawyers or intellectual property lawyers. Buying and selling companies is fundamental to almost every business in the world.
Instructors: John Orcutt
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/19/2021 5/14/2021 TR 11:00am - 12:15pm UNHL 205

LBS 942 (01) - Wills Trusts and Estates

Wills Trusts and Estates

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Law (01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021)
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 52578
This course examines the various methods by which property is transferred at death. Topics covered include: 1. the law of intestacy; 2. wills, including the interpretation of wills, the formalities of execution and revocation, testamentary capacity, and undue influence; 3. will substitutes, such as inter vivos gifts and joint tenancies; and 4. trusts, including modification and termination, administration, and the rights and interests of beneficiaries and creditors. The course will also examine the inheritance rights of surviving spouses and children, and special considerations regarding health care directives and living wills. The estate, gift and income tax provisions of the Internal Revenue Code affecting gratuitous property transfers will be reviewed in limited detail. Open to all students after their first year and is recommended for taking the bar exam. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Michael Wood
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/19/2021 5/14/2021 MW 3:30pm - 4:45pm UNHL 205

LBS 943 (01) - Securities Regulation: Public and Private Securities Markets

Sec Reg:Pub&Priv Secur Markets

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Law (01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 52591
This course introduces students to U.S. securities regulation, with a focus on the issues faced by startup companies. The course provides a detailed look at startups and their securities regulatory including both private and public securities transactions. The course covers: the Securities Act of 1933; the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; the basic principles of securities law; private securities offerings; initial public offerings and other public securities offerings; basic corporate finance; securities regulation liabilities (e.g., antifraud provisions and insider trading); state securities regulation; secondary trading of securities; and significant regulatory reforms. While primarily a law course, this course also includes significant business, economic and finance elements (although a background in those areas is not necessary).
Instructors: John Orcutt
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/19/2021 5/14/2021 MW 2:00pm - 3:15pm UNHL 201

LBS 946 (01) - In-House Counsel

In-House Counsel

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Law (01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021)
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 52593
This course focuses on the unique aspects of working as an employed lawyer within an organization. Practice in this setting (whether as the sole in-house lawyer or one of several hundred lawyers around the world) can be intellectually challenging as well as personally and professionally fulfilling. In-house practice can also involve issues and risks which are different from practicing law in a firm. Students will learn about the role and function of in-house lawyers; how to understand and analyze how legal departments within organizations are organized and managed; how to decide whether, and how, to retain and work effectively with outside counsel; and how to recognize, analyze, and deal with special ethical and policy challenges for in-house counsel, including compliance, attorney-client privilege, ethical dilemmas, as well as government prosecution of in-house attorneys.
Instructors: Danette Wineberg
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/19/2021 5/14/2021 T 2:00pm - 3:15pm UNHL 274