Introduction to Law and Business

Section 1SP, Spring 21

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 90/90
Credits: 2

Course Description

This class offers an introduction to transactional legal practice at the intersection of law and business. It is designed for students with little or no experience in transactional business law who wish to learn more about the range of issues that can arise in this area of legal practice. The course topics include initial entity formation, an overview of alternative fundraising transactions, and an examination of several other transactional relationships and regulatory obligations (such as SEC filings). Both legal and business considerations will be discussed.

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): Flex
Description: Flex exam at end of semester.
Final Exam Notes:

Flex exam at end of semester.

Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: Students who have taken Business Planning (LAW 7185), Corporations (LAW 6103), Corporations (Law & Business) (LAW 6109), or Legal Issues in Corporate Finance (Law & Business) (LAW 8012) cannot take this course. However, the exclusivity of this course with those courses is only 1-way; students who take this course are eligible to take any of those courses.
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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