Categories: Business, Corporate, Commercial Law
Course Page for Fall 2016 - Nili, Yaron
This is an introductory course offering a survey and economic analysis of the legal rules applicable to large public corporations. There is a heavy emphasis on Delaware corporate law with some coverage of federal securities laws where applicable to corporate governance. Topics of coverage include the governance of a widely held corporation, shareholder voting, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, fiduciary duties of corporate directors, corporations with a controlling shareholder, corporate social responsibility, insider trading and shareholder activism. The course is designed to be accessible to students without a business background and is strongly recommended for all law students who have an interest in business law.