Section Description Provided by Instructor
This Course discusses economic and legal policy aspects of various issues in corporate and securities law as well as their practical implications. Topics include the interplay between the different agency problems in the corporate setting (shareholders-managers; majority-minority shareholders; shareholders-bondholders), conflict of interests and strategic voting among shareholders, bondholders rights, takeovers, insider dealing, fraud and manipulation in securities market. The course is designed for students with interest in financial or economic approaches to corporate and securities law. However, earlier knowledge of these areas is not required.
W 4:20p - 6:25p
Method of Evaluation
J.D. Writing Credit
Corporate law from any country or concurrently with Corporations at Columbia.
Not open for students who studied Corporations with Goshen.