Corporate Law Policy

Section 1, Spring 17

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 7/16
Credits: 3

Course Description

This seminar will discuss works on pressing issues in corporate law policy such as Dodd Frank mandated disclosure, Sarbanes Oxley independence requirements and proxy access SEC rule. We will discuss questions related to the choice between regulation and private ordering in corporate law and governance, such as how to interpret evidence from voluntary and mandatory governance changes. Some tolerance to economics recommended.

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): None

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Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Corporations or Corporations (Law & Business) Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: Corporate Law Policy (SC)
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: Yes
Course Notes: This traditionally semester-long seminar is "short" because it will be compressed in the last five weeks of the semester (between March 27, 2017 and April 28, 2017). ATTENDANCE: Enrolled students who do not attend the first class session will be disenrolled in accordance with Academic Policy. Students seeking to enroll in this course must attend the first class session.

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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