253.4 sec. 001 - Taxation of Modern Financial Products (Fall 2020)
Instructor: Mark Gergen (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.
- Th 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
From August 20, 2020
To October 01, 2020
Course End: October 01, 2020
Class Number: 32701
Enroll Limit: 12
As of: 10/29 07:33 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.
This course will have 7 class meetings. To allow for a makeup class because of unforeseen circumstances this course has an automatic make-up class scheduled for the 8th week. Students must be able to attend all 8 scheduled meetings to earn credit.
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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