Corporate Law as Innovation (SC)

Information Introduction

LAW7681
Section 1, Spring 24

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 4/16
Credits: 1
Days Date Time Room

Tue

0820-0950 WB127

Tue

0820-0950 WB127

Tue

0820-0950 WB127

Tue

0820-0950 WB127

Tue

0820-0950 WB127

Tue

0820-0950 WB127

Tue

0820-0950 WB127

Tue

0820-0950 WB127

Course Description

American corporate law has evolved through a series of legal innovations, from the general incorporation laws of the nineteenth century to recent inventions such as SPACs and the universal proxy. Corporate lawyers are the protagonists in this history, designing new legal tools to address business challenges and, in the process, shaping the path of corporate law’s development. This short course will explore a historical sequence of important innovations in the design of corporate law, emphasizing the creativity that drives the field.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): Flex

Description: Students will submit four graded written assignments and take a short final examination. The exam will be available for checkout from SRO and must be completed during business hours at the Law School from April 3rd to April 12th.

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: (Corporations (6103) OR Corporations (Law & Business) (6109)) Concurrencies: None

Exclusive With: None

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.: 124218695

Modified Type: UVA Law Seminar

Cross Listed: No

Concentrations: Business Organization and Finance , Law and Technology

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Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Thursday, April 04, 11:59 PM

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