This seminar is intended as a follow-on to Professor Coffee's course in Securities Regulation, and will focus on (1) current issues in securities litigation, including class certification, "collective scienter," and the extraterritorial scope of the federal securities laws; (2) issues arising from the 2008 financial crisis and the impact of pending Congressional financial reform legislation; (3) the legal obligations of broker dealers, including proposals to subject them to a fiduciary standard; (4) the legal status and proposed reform of credit rating agencies; (5) mutual fund regulation and the Investment Company Act; and (6) the ethical and legal obligations of securities lawyers. A seminar paper is required, and an introductory course in securities law is a prerequisite.
Section Offerings for 2012-13
|L8242-001||13S||Advanced Securities Regulation|
|J. Coffee, Jr. ...||M 4:20 PM-6:10 PM||GRHL 807|
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