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255 sec. 1 - Business Law Seminar: Venture Capital and IPO Law (Spring 2013)
Instructor: Donna Petkanics (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Meeting Time: Tu 8:00-9:50
Meeting Location: 132
Course Start: January 08, 2013
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49793
This practice-oriented business law seminar is designed to provide students with an understanding of the business and transactional context in which select legal issues arise in advising the venture capital-backed emerging growth company through various stages of development. The seminar will cover selected business, corporate and securities law issues in areas such as entity organization, venture capital financings, initial public offerings, and governance and disclosure reform. This seminar is structured to acquaint students with the type of corporate and securities law issues faced in a typical Silicon Valley-style corporate practice
It is helpful for students to have Business Associations and Securities Regulation as a background for this class.
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