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Tulane Law School strives to create opportunities that enhance our students' practical skillsets in order to better prepare them for their jobs following law school. Through partnerships with local legal professionals, alumni, employers and law school faculty, Tulane Law works to supplement the classroom experience with programs such as Intersession "Boot Camp", externships, judicial clerkships and pro bono opportunities.

Capital Markets Seminar

Course Description
This seminar will cover a range of policy issues at the intersection of corporate governance and securities regulation. Among other issues, we may cover the role of shareholders and other stakeholders in the governance of public companies; the debate over mandatory disclosure; the role and regulation of informational gatekeepers; the operation and regulation of securities and derivatives markets, intermediaries, and other major participants; and the development and regulation of financial products. Weekly meetings will be devoted to discussion of excerpts from books, law review articles, and regulatory materials. Assessment will be based on participation in weekly discussions (20%), several short reaction papers (20%), an in-class presentation of research in progress (10%), and a thirty-five-page research paper (50%). Business Enterprises is a prerequisite; preference will be given to students who have completed or are planning concurrently to enroll in one of the following upper-level courses: Bankruptcy, Corporate Finance, Financial Institutions, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate Transactions, Secured Transactions, and Securities Regulation. (3 Credits)
Upcoming Semester Offered
Fall 2015

Academic Programs Contact:
Office of Academic Services
Weinmann Hall, Suite 204
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5935
fax 504.862.8373

Admission Contact:
Office of Admission
Weinmann Hall, Suite 203
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5930
fax 504.865.6710

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