Securities Regulation (LAW-612-001)
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This course provides an introduction to the federal securities laws, with particular attention focused on the registration, disclosure and liability provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the anti-fraud and the private securities litigation provisions of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The role of the Securities and Exchange Commission in administering and enforcing the federal securities laws is emphasized in the course. The course also provides an introduction to securities markets and the different roles and business motivations of issuers, investors and securities market participants. This course will also consider recent reform of securities regulation pursuant to the Dodd-Frank and JOBS Acts. Prerequisite: Business Associations (LAW-611).
Textbooks and Other Materials
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The required text for the course is Cox, Hillman and Langevoort, Securities Regulation (8th ed.).
First Class Readings
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