Banking and Financial Institutions

Section 1, Fall 19

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 12/21
Credits: 3
Day Time Room Start Date End Date
  • MWR
  • 1430-1530
  • WB121
08/28/2019 12/04/2019

Course Description

This course will examine the regulation of financial institutions in the United States, with an emphasis on federal regulation of banking. It will cover the history of the U.S. banking industry; the basic rationales for regulation; the process of forming and acquiring banks; geographic and activities restrictions on banks; safety and soundness safeguards; affiliations between banks and securities, insurance, and other firms; and bank failure and resolution. It will also cover the causes, effects and implications of the recent financial crisis, as well as the reforms currently being implemented as a result of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act.

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): Flex
Description: Flex exam at end of semester.

Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work

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

Schedule No.
119819480
Law No.
LAW7024
Modified Type
Lecture
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Thursday, November 21, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Friday, December 06, 11:59 PM
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