Timeroom: Spring 2020

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LBS 907 (01) - Business Associations I

Business Associations I

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2020 - Law (01/13/2020 - 04/24/2020)
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 53173
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.
Instructors: William Murphy
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/13/2020 4/24/2020 MW 1:00pm - 2:30pm UNHL 205

LBS 939 (01) - Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2020 - Law (01/13/2020 - 04/24/2020)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 53175
This course introduces students to U.S. law associated with buying and selling businesses (referred to as mergers & acquisitions ("M&A") law). The course is designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of the legal aspects of corporate M&A transactions. This course covers: M&A transaction mechanics; 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.
Instructors: John Orcutt
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/13/2020 4/24/2020 TR 8:00am - 9:30am UNHL 205

LBS 942 (01) - Wills Trusts and Estates

Wills Trusts and Estates

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2020 - Law (01/13/2020 - 04/24/2020)
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 53161
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: Michael Wood
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/13/2020 4/24/2020 TR 3:30pm - 4:45pm UNHL 200

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

Sec Reg:Pub&Priv Secur Markets

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2020 - Law (01/13/2020 - 04/24/2020)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 53174
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
1/13/2020 4/24/2020 TR 1:30pm - 3:00pm UNHL 200