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256.81 sec. 001 - Contracts & Sales for LLMs (Fall 2021)

Instructor: Richard Trachok  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
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Units: 3
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

Meeting:

    MTu 2:10 PM - 3:25 PM
    Location: Law 12
    From August 16, 2021
    To November 22, 2021

Course Start: August 16, 2021
Course End: November 22, 2021
Class Number: 31842

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 41
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 41
As of: 10/16 04:49 PM


This course explores the common law principles governing the formation of, limits on the ability to enter into, breach and enforcement of, and remedies relating to, contracts. Students will also study the principles embodied in the Uniform Commercial Code, a model for the law shaping sales and other commercial transactions.

This course is designed for LL.M. students (i) for whom taking such a course is a prerequisite to taking a bar exam and (ii) from a country with a civil law tradition wanting exposure to common law contract principles.

Instructor Biography: Rick Trachok is Senior Counsel with McDonald Carano, focusing his practice on international regulatory and gaming law. Clients frequently turn to Mr. Trachok for his knowledge of the complexities of the licensing issues facing European companies, as well as his understanding of the unique aspects of European ownership structures, financing and culture. He has been involved in many acquisitions and joint ventures of European, Russian and Latin American companies on behalf of European clients.

Mr. Trachok currently serves as Chairman of Compliance for the German gaming Group, Gauselmann AG and has been responsible for obtaining gaming licenses for them in approximately 200 jurisdictions throughout the world. He is also Chairman of the Global Compliance and Governance Committee for the world’s largest gaming manufacturer and lottery company, International Game Technology (IGT), a UK PLC traded on the NYSE.

Mr. Trachok has served as the Chair of the Nevada Board of Bar Examiners since 2000 and has been a member of the board since 1991. He also was a member of the University of Nevada System Board of Regents, serving as its Vice-chair from 2013-2015 and its Chair from 2015-2017.


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 or have prior permission of the instructor in order not to be dropped.


Prerequisites:
This course is for LLM students.

Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Course Category: Business Law

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Books:
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  • Basic Contract Law: Concise Edition
    Fuller, Eisenberg, & Gergen
    Edition: 10th 2018
    Publisher: West Academic
    ISBN: 9781683285670
    e-Book Available: Yes
    e-Book procurement note: https://www.westacademic.com/Fuller-Eisenberg-and-Gergens-Basic-Contract-Law-10th-Concise-Edition-CasebookPlus-9781640204744
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $251.75
    Price Source: user provided
  • Contract Law: Selected Source Materials Annotated
    Steven Burton, Melvin Eisenberg
    Edition: 2020
    Publisher: West Academic
    ISBN: 9781647080754
    e-Book Available: Yes
    e-Book procurement note: https://www.westacademic.com/Contract-Law-Selected-Source-Materials-Annotated-2020-Edition-9781647080754
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 54.00
    Price Source: user provided

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