Corporate Governance - Shareholder Activism (SC)

Information Introduction

Section 1, J-Term 24

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 8/16
Credits: 1
Days Time Room Start Date End Date








0900-1200 WB114

Course Description

In recent years shareholder activism has emerged as a major force in shaping and influencing corporate governance. This short course will review major sources of this influence: shareholder proposals, proxy advisory companies, index funds activism, and hedge fund activism.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): None

Description: None

Written Work Product

Students will submit comments on assigned readings directly to the instructor (not via EXPO).

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: It is recommended, but not required, that students have taken Corporations (LAW 6103) or Corporations (Law & Business) (LAW 6109). Concurrencies: None

Exclusive With: Corporate Governance New Paradigm - Shareholder Activism (9285), Corporations, Investors, and ESG (9340)

Laptops Allowed: Yes

First Day Attendance Required: Yes

Course Resources: To be announced.

Graduation Requirements

Satisfies Understanding Bias/Racism/Cross-Cultural Competency requirement: No

Satisfies Writing Requirement: No

Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No

Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

Additional Course Information

Schedule No.: 124110182

Modified Type: UVA Law Seminar

Cross Listed: No

Concentrations: Business Organization and Finance

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Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Monday, January 22, 11:59 PM

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