Corporations (Law & Business)

Section 1, Fall 15

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 49/96
Credits: 4

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):
Description: None

Final Type (if any):

Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work
Flex examination at end of the semester.

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Accounting and Corporate Finance (or waiver of same based on equivalent undergraduate, graduate or practical training in both subjects). To obtain waiver, student must contact SRO before Lottery or Add/Drop processes. Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: Corporations
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.

General Information

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Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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