253.4 sec. 001 - Taxation of Modern Financial Products (Fall 2023)
Instructor: Mark Gergen (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person
W 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
Location: Law 136
From August 23, 2023
To October 04, 2023
Course End: October 04, 2023
Class Number: 32070
Enroll Limit: 12
As of: 12/01 04:03 AM
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, and future/forward contracts), 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.
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