Timeroom: Spring 2018

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LBS 907 (01) - Business Associations I

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2018 - Law (01/16/2018 - 04/27/2018)
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 53997
This course introduces the basic concepts of business associations. While the primary emphasis is on corporations, the course also provides coverage of partnerships, limited liability companies and other unincorporated business entities. In the course we examine the core concepts of agency and authority and both state and federal aspects of corporate law. Corporate law subjects will include the roles, responsibilities and liabilities of shareholders, directors and officers; fiduciary principles; the organization and operation of closely held corporations; and the basic aspects of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. In addition, recent developments in corporate governance law and concepts will also be covered. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Course format: lecture. This course is recommended for taking the bar exam. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Additional Course Description: 

This course has a corresponding web site that can be found at LexisNexis webcourses site. The web site contains the reading assignments, announcements and a section that will contain the PowerPoint slides and other materials that may assist you in your learning experience. You will need your Lexis ID to access the site. The first time you access the site you will be asked to “enroll.”  In order to do so you will need a password that will receive via email. 

Instructors: William Murphy
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/16/2018 4/27/2018 TR 1:30pm - 3:00pm UNHL 229

LBS 910 (01) - Business Entities Taxation

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2018 - Law (01/16/2018 - 04/27/2018)
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 53999
This course will examine the federal taxation of pass-through entities and corporations. In short, the course will cover the taxation of the formation, ongoing operations, and termination of partnerships, corporations, and various limited liability entities. As in other tax courses, emphasis will be placed upon your ability to read and interpret the statutes and regulations, examine the policy underlying our system of federal taxation, and use your new knowledge to solve problems facing a wide variety of clients. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. May not be taking on an S/U basis. Prereqs: Personal Income Tax.
Instructors: Steven Burke, Amy Drake
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/16/2018 4/27/2018 M 5:00pm - 8:15pm UNHL 102

LBS 923 (01) - Estate Planning

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2018 - Law (01/16/2018 - 04/27/2018)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 57138
This seminar is intended to focus on the situational application of the principles examined in the Wills, Trusts and Estates course, and on the practical considerations most frequently encountered in an estate planning law practice. Eligibility: Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. Prerequisites: Personal Income Taxation and Wills, Trusts & Estates; contemporaneous enrollment is permitted.. Course format: lecture. Grading: final exam, 80%; class prep. and participation, 20%. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Michael Wood
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/16/2018 4/27/2018 MW 8:45am - 10:15am UNHL 102

LBS 939 (01) - Mergers and Acquisitions

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2018 - Law (01/16/2018 - 04/27/2018)
Class Size:   45  
CRN: 54000
This course will introduce students to U.S. mergers & acquisitions ("M&A") law and provide a fundamental understanding of the legal aspects of corporate M&A transactions. This course will cover the following topics: (a) business considerations for conducting M&A transactions; (b) the different forms of M&A transactions; (c) M&A mechanics; (d) M&A documentation; (e) legal duties of the board of directors, senior executives and controlling shareholders; (f) federal securities regulations; and (g) basic tax and accounting consequences. A solid understanding of M&A is core to students who wish to practice as business lawyers. The buying and selling of companies is a fundamental concept to almost every business in the world. Students will be pushed to understand both the business and legal concepts involved in M&A transactions. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Prerequisites: Business Associations (may be taken concurrently). Students who have not satisfied the prerequisite, but have a business-related background, may seek a waiver from the professor.. Course format: lecture. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: John Orcutt
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/16/2018 4/27/2018 MW 3:00pm - 4:30pm UNHL 205

LBS 942 (01) - Wills Trusts and Estates

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2018 - Law (01/16/2018 - 04/27/2018)
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 53982
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. Eligibility: Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. This course is recommended for taking the bar exam. Grading: see syllabus. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Tonya Evans
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/16/2018 4/27/2018 MW 8:30am - 10:00am UNHL 205

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

Sec Reg:Pub&Priv Secur Markets

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2018 - Law (01/16/2018 - 04/27/2018)
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 53998
This course will introduce students to U.S. securities regulation, with a particular focus on the securities regulation issues faced by startup companies. This course will provide a detailed look at startups and their securities regulatory environment, including coverage of both private and public securities markets. In broad categories, this course will cover: (a) the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; (b) the basic principles of securities law; (c) private securities offerings; (d) initial public offerings and public securities offerings; (e) deal mechanics and documentation; (f) disclosure; (g) securities regulation liabilities (e.g., antifraud provisions and insider trading); (h) state securities regulation; (i) secondary trading of securities; and (j) significant regulatory reforms such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the JOBS Act. While primarily a law course, this course will also include significant business, economic and finance elements (although a background in those areas is not necessary). It is not possible to be a competent securities regulation lawyer without understanding those business, economic and finance elements. This course qualifies for the upper-level writing requirement. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Prerequisites: Successful completion of, or current enrollment in, Business Associations. Students who have not satisfied the prerequisite, but have a business-related background, may seek a waiver from the professor.. Course format: lecture. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. Course has an ungraded component or practicum. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: John Orcutt
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/16/2018 4/27/2018 TR 10:00am - 11:30am UNHL 202

LBS 946 (01) - In-House Counsel

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2018 - Law (01/16/2018 - 04/27/2018)
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 54001
This course focuses on the unique aspects of working as a lawyer within a corporation. Practice in this setting (whether as the sole in-house lawyer or one of several hundred in a global company) can be intellectually challenging and personally and professionally fulfilling. In-house practice can also involve issues and risks which are different from practicing law in a firm. This course covers the role and function of in-house lawyers; how legal departments can be organized and effectively managed; retaining and working with outside counsel; and special ethical and policy challenges for in-house counsel, including compliance; attorney-client privilege; ethical dilemmas; and prosecutions of in-house attorneys. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Course format: lecture. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Danette Wineberg
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/16/2018 4/27/2018 R 9:30am - 11:30am UNHL 205