Mar 04, 2024  
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LAW 7164 - Seminar on Corporate Governance.


2 to 3 Credit Hours

Prerequisites: LAW 7101.
Requirements: A written research paper will be required, which will satisfy the writing requirement.
Description
This is an elective course. This seminar will provide an opportunity for students to explore issues of corporate governance, examining how publicly held corporations are organized internally and regulated externally. Topics could include: the composition of the board, and the functions and powers of directors and officers in publicly held corporations; the composition and functions of board committees, such as the audit committee; the scope of the duty of care and the business judgement rule problems of reliance on others, etc.; the role of directors and shareholders in transactions in control and tender offers; and derivative actions. The particular focus of the seminar may vary; accordingly, academic credits awarded will range from two to three semester hours depending upon the scope and depth of the research subject selected by the instructor.



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