Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance

Section 1, Spring 19

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 18/18
Credits: 3

Course Description

Institutional investors play an increasingly important role in how corporations are run. Hedge funds and mutual funds have shown a willingness to intervene in questions of corporate strategy, management, and even issues of social importance. This class will investigate how these trends are changing the reality of corporate governance by engaging with both academic articles from a variety of disciplines and documents created by corporate governance practitioners to gain an understanding of these phenomena.

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): None

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will be required to submit response papers directly to professors (not via EXPO). Details and deadlines to be announced.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: (Corporations (6103) OR Corporations (Law & Business) (6109)) Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: No
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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