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255.5 sec. 1 - Securities Regulation (Fall 2013)

Instructor: Reza Dibadj  (view instructor's profile)
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Units: 4
Meeting Time: WTh 3:35-5:25
Meeting Location: 132

Course Start: August 21, 2013
Class Number (formerly Course Control Number) (Non-1Ls): 49616

This course provides an overview of the regulation of securities offerings and trading under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The course explores the elaborate disclosure obligations that this country imposes on the distribution and trading of investment securities as well as the role of the Securities Exchange Commission and private plaintiffs in shaping and enforcing these disclosure obligations. Topics to be covered include: public offerings of securities and the registration process under the Securities Act of 1933, exemptions from these registration requirements and the role of exemptions in the financing of private and public firms, and the disclosure obligations of publicly-traded issuers. The course will also examine the role of anti-fraud rules in the issuance and trading of securities as well as liability for insider trading.

Business Associations, Administrative Law (recommended)

Exam Notes: F
Course Category: Business Law

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  • Securities Regulation: Cases and Materials
    James Cox, Robert Hillman, Donald Langevoort
    Edition: 7th/2013
    Publisher: Aspen
    ISBN: 9781454825012
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $212.00
    Price Source: user provided
  • Securities Regulation: Selected Statutes, Rules and Forms
    James Cox, Robert Hillman, Donald Langevoort
    Edition: 2012
    Publisher: Aspen
    ISBN: 9781454811046
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 57.00
    Price Source: user provided

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