253.4 sec. 001 - Taxation of Modern Financial Products (Fall 2019)
Instructor: Mark Gergen (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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- W 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
Location: Law 129
From August 21, 2019
To October 02, 2019
Course End: October 02, 2019
Class Number: 33226
Enroll Limit: 10
As of: 04/07 11:14 PM
This course introduces students to the role of taxation in the design of financial products and the operation of financial markets. We will cover the basic operating rules for common financial instruments (e.g., debt, equity, options, interest rate swaps), and we will consider the interplay among market needs, tax operating rules, and common law principles that inform the design of financial instruments. 259A Income Tax I is a pre-requisite; additional tax classes helpful.
Attendance at the first class is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present on the first day of class (without prior permission of the instructor) will be dropped. The instructor will continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend in order not to be dropped.
259A Income Tax I is a pre-requisite; additional tax classes helpful
Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
This is a credit only course
Course Category: Business Law
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Tax, Estates, and Trusts
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