Emerging Markets: Principles and Practice

Information Introduction

LAW8652
Section 1, Spring 24

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 10/16
Credits: 3
Days Time Room Start Date End Date

Tue

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Wed

1100-1300 WB121

Course Description

This course explores the legal and regulatory structures affecting foreign investors seeking to participate in the development of so-called "emerging markets." Topics include: corruption and money laundering, sanctions compliance, liability for human rights abuses, forms of foreign investment and commercial transactions, local accreditation, taxation, the privatization process, intellectual property protection, import-export regulations, currency controls, project and conventional financing, banking, the development and regulation of capital markets, securities and commodities exchanges, financing, and environmental protection. The core of the seminar will be based on an actual investment project involving the development of energy resources in Kenya. There will be several simulated negotiation exercises.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): None

Description: None

Written Work Product

Students will be responsible for submitting four short analytical papers (directly to the professor, not via EXPO).

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: Because the credits in this course count toward the JD Program Professional Skills requirement, JD candidates will be given enrollment priority for this class. Concurrencies: None

Exclusive With: None

Laptops Allowed: Yes

First Day Attendance Required: Yes

Course Resources: To be announced.

Course Notes: This course is scheduled twice/week, but the Professors will announce the exact session dates and cancellations during the 1st class.

Graduation Requirements

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

Satisfies Writing Requirement: No

Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: Yes

Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

Additional Course Information

Schedule No.: 124217885

Modified Type: Simulation

Cross Listed: No

Concentrations: Business Organization and Finance , International and National Security Law

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Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Sunday, April 28, 11:59 PM

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