Current Issues in Corporate Law and Governance
This seminar will cover current issues in corporate law and governance such as hedge fund activism, proxy access, majority voting, executive compensation and contractual freedom in corporate law. Some sessions will feature guest speakers. There will be no exam or paper requirement. Instead, students will be asked to submit brief memos on the assigned readings. Some tolerance to economics recommended.
*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.