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Sustainable Business

Spring 2020 • Law 610 • Credits: 3

Instructor: Nancy Shurtz

This course provides a comprehensive overview of the various areas of business law (contracts, torts, securities law, taxation, bankruptcy, secured transactions, employment law, intellectual property, and international law) and their impact on the sustainable practices of a business. Law students will learn what legal mechanisms—regulation, tax incentives, tax penalties, fines or fees, mediation, arbitration—are the best way to accomplish sustainability objectives.