L8617 S. Governance of Financial Reporting

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites
Courses in Corporate Law, Finance or Securities, e.g. Corporations, Securities Regulation

Instructor Co-requisites
None

Recommended Courses
Financial Statement Analysis and Interpretation

Other Limitations
3L or LLM students only

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in the body of corporate and securities laws, regulations and professional standards applicable to preparation and audit of financial statements, including the major policy concerns that underpin the governance of financial reporting and current issues affecting financial reporting
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in analysis and interpretation of statutes, regulations, and other governmental agency materials, and application these legal resources to factual situations
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in practical lawyering skills, including drafting client-oriented written materials and advising corporate managements and boards

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