Advanced Topics in Law and Business

Section 1, Spring 20

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 19/19
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course explores cutting edge topics at the intersection of law and business with a focus on emerging business strategies, notable recent cases, and proposed regulatory reforms. It will also include frequent visits from guest lecturers who work in this area. Students will be selected for this course via an application process, and they should have already taken coursework in accounting, corporate finance, and corporations (at a minimum). The course is designed for students seeking a capstone experience in their law and business studies, and they will also complete a final research project for the class.

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): None
Description: None
Final Exam Notes:


Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will undertake a substantial research project due at the conclusion of the course via EXPO upload by noon on the last day of the exam period. Details to be announced.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes: The application process for this course will be announced and finalized before the enrollment lotteries for spring courses occurring in the fall term. SRO will enroll the selected students into the course.

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: Yes
**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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