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Adv US Corporation Law (LLM Only) (LAW-795BW-001)
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The course is designed as a survey course covering various aspects of Delaware General Corporation Law, securities regulation (including insider trading and public and private offerings), mergers and acquisitions, and corporate social responsibility. It will not be as comprehensive as the individual courses offered in such subjects, but will require an in depth knowledge of the course material assigned and a general familiarity with such subjects in your country of origin. In certain respects, the course will be taught as a seminar expected to enrich the experience of the students and allow them to freely pose questions to the Professor and other students in class. The course will also provide students that have an interest in U.S. business law with an opportunity to enrich their U.S. legal research and English writing skills, and thereby enhance their employment opportunities in the U.S. and other countries where English is the primary language of business.
Textbooks and Other Materials
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Case and Materials on Corporations Including Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies, 11th Ed., by Hamilton, Macey and Moll, American Casebook Series, West Group; ISBN: 978-0-314-20516-2; and Statutory Supplement to the above textbook; ISBN: 978-0-314-92697-5 Students can either purchase Federal Securities Laws, Selected Statutes, Rules and Forms, 2012 Ed., by John C. Coffee, Jr. and Hillary A. Sale, or access selected readings in such statutes, rules, regulations and forms online at the SEC website (www.SEC.gov). Readings in other statutes (e.g., the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the Delaware General Corporation Law) and rules and regulations (e.g., the NYSE Listed Companies Manual) can also be found online at various sites.
First Class Readings
See syllabus for detail of first class readings
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