This seminar focuses, on an advanced level, on principal legal and economic questions facing major corporations today. Among the subjects considered are: (1) a re-evaluation of the consequences of the divorce of corporate control from ownership; (2) the status and practicability of "shareholder democracy"; (3) proper corporate goals; (4) the corporation and its constituencies (e.g., shareholders, labor, consumers); (5) the governance of the corporation and the duties and responsibilities of corporate directors, officers, and insiders; (6) the role of the corporate lawyer; (7) the role and recent activism of institutional investors; and (8) the respective roles of state corporation law and federal securities law. In addition, we will consider selected, important issues involving federal securities regulation. Guests may join the seminar with expertise in particular areas.
Section Offerings for 2012-13
|L9005-001||13S||Corporation in Modern Society|
|H. Goldschmid ...||M 4:20 PM-6:10 PM||GRHL 646|
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