International Banking Transactions (SC)

Section 1, Fall 18

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 12/15
Credits: 1
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Course Description

This short course is an introduction by a former banker and lawyer into basic international banking products and transactions, such as deposits, forwards, futures, swaps, options, loans (sovereign debt) and securitizations. The course will focus on (1) the purpose of these transactions, their economic / financial workings and risk profiles and (2) their principal legal issues and requirements, documentation and advisory needs and will give an introduction into regulatory aspects driving most of these transactions. The materials for this course include landmark cases from the U.S. and other jurisdictions, scholarly writings, samples of real-life documentation and other readings. No in-depth financial and/or banking knowledge required.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): Due Date Only

A take-home examination will be distributed in a sealed envelope on the last day of class. Students will be on their honor to complete their answers to the exam during the stated amount of time upon opening the envelope, and to submit their answers via EXPO shortly thereafter. In accordance with Academic Policy, the deadline to submit exam answers to EXPO will be no later than noon two weeks following the last class session.

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Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: Yes
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

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Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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