Corporate Governance New Paradigm - Shareholder Activism

Section 1, Spring 20

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 17/17
Credits: 3

Course Description

The seminar will discuss the various emerging forms of shareholder activism, including activist hedge funds, pension funds and individual shareholders. The seminar will cover academic and practical materials, as well as recent developments and pending policy proposals.

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 submit reaction memos to assigned readings (directly to professor, not via EXPO).

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Concurrencies: (Corporations (6103) OR Corporations (Law & Business) (6109))
Mutually Exclusive With: None
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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