Int'l Banking Transctns (SC)

Section 1, Fall 15

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 13/18
Credits: 1

Course Description

This course is an introduction by a former banker and lawyer into basic international banking products and transactions, such as deposits, forwards, futures, swaps, options, project financing and securitizations. Discussions will focus on the purpose of these transactions, their economic / financial workings, legal requirements, documentation and advisory needs and will give an introduction into regulatory aspects driving these transactions. The course will also address the major issues of the current EURO-crisis and their implications for the European banking industry.

Materials will be provided and will include samples of real-life documentation, landmark cases, negotiation instructions, and other readings.

No in-depth financial and/or banking knowledge required.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
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Description: None

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Written Work Product
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Other Work
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 LawWeb shortly thereafter.  The deadline to submit exam answers to LawWeb is 4:30 pm (EST) on October 1, 2015.

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Corporations useful, but not required Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With:
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: Yes
Course Notes: This Short Course meets from Sept. 7 through September 17, 2015.

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.

General Information

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Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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