Corporations (Law & Business) (Zoom-only Class)

Section 1ZO, Fall 20

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 34/50
Credits: 4
Day Time Room Start Date End Date
  • MW
  • 0800-0950
  • WWW
08/26/2020 11/23/2020

Course Description

This course will consider the formation and operation of corporations, partnerships and other business associations. It will examine the roles and duties of those who control businesses and the power of investors to influence those in control. Topics covered include agency, fiduciary duties, mergers and acquisitions, voting rights and insider trading. The course will assume a basic knowledge of corporate finance and accounting and may examine theoretical perspectives on contemporary questions in corporate structure and governance.

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: Students in this course are expected to have knowledge and familiarity with basic accounting and corporate finance. Satisfactory completion of Law 6100 and Law 6101 would obviously meet this expectation. If a student has knowledge/familiarity of accounting and corporate finance from other college-level coursework or work experience, but is unsure whether their exposure meets the instructor’s expectations, such students are encouraged to discuss it with the instructor. Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: Corporations (6103)
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Resources: To be announced.
Course Notes: Students in this course are expected to have knowledge and familiarity with basic accounting and corporate finance. Satisfactory completion of Law 6100 and Law 6101 would obviously meet this expectation. If a student has knowledge/familiarity of accounting and corporate finance from other college-level coursework or work experience, but is unsure whether their exposure meets the instructor’s expectations, such students are encouraged to discuss it with the instructor.

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.
120820825
Law No.
LAW6109
Modified Type
Lecture
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Saturday, November 14, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Thursday, November 26, 11:59 PM
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