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Corporate Finance

Spring 2020 • Law 610 • Credits: 2

Instructor: LizAnn Eisen

All businesses need capital: to launch, to expand, to continue operations. This course provides students with a hands-on, client-focused understanding of the funding sources for businesses and the legal structure of day-to-day corporate finance and corporate finance transactions. Topics covered include effective lawyering in corporate finance, ethical issues in corporate finance, disclosure regimes, valuation, equity and debt, preferred stock and convertible securities. Going beyond the black letter law, it will draw on the expertise of practitioners with substantial experience in the variety of issues that corporate finance lawyers encounter, including those described above as well as royalty and other corporate finance transactions, effective finance strategies and compliance and reporting regimes. This class will involve opportunities to practice providing advice to clients through simulations and other exercises.