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Federal Securities Regulation*

Course Abbreviation: 
CCLAW 997E Fall 2011
Credits: 
2
Credit Only: N Anon Gr: Y

This course is intended to provide an overview of the federal securities laws. Securities regulation plays a crucial role in many different fields of business law, and every lawyer should have at least a basic knowledge of its general principles. The course focuses on issues such as the offering of securities, civil liabilities connected with the offer, sale and purchase of securities, the securities registration process, the structuring of transactions to avoid registration by reliance upon exemptions from registration, insider trading, proxy solicitations, and M&As, and takeovers.

*Special topic course

Prerequisites: 
CCLAW 963 Corporations