Law Schedule of Classes

NOTE: Course offerings change. Classes offered this semester may not be offered in future semesters.

256.5 sec. 001 - Structuring and Negotiating Complex Financial Transactions (Fall 2023)

Instructor: Allan T Marks  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
View all teaching evaluations for this course - degree students only

Units: 1
Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person


F 3:10 PM - 6:10 PM
Location: Law 170
On 2023-09-08

Sa 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Law 170
On 2023-09-09

F 3:10 PM - 6:10 PM
Location: Law 170
On 2023-09-22

Sa 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Law 170
On 2023-09-23

Course Start: September 08, 2023
Course End: September 23, 2023
Class Number: 31621

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 55
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 60
As of: 02/07 02:03 PM

This course explores key issues in structuring, negotiating and documenting complex financial transactions within their broader commercial, economic and regulatory contexts. The course introduces students pragmatically to basic legal and financial concepts and then applies them to a range of transactions. The course balances the theory, policy and practice of financial transactions and explores how sophisticated contracts and legal structures can be used to manage risk, align investor goals, and create value.

The format is mainly a conversational lecture, with in-class student participation expected, plus a practical take-home drafting exercise.

Because this is a one-unit course taught on a condensed schedule, attendance at ALL class sessions is mandatory for course credit.

The course is taught by Allan Marks, a partner at Milbank LLP and member of the firm's Global Project, Energy and Infrastructure Finance Group, based in Los Angeles. His practice encompasses project finance and development, private equity, mergers & acquisitions, acquisition finance, capital markets and private placements, international and cross-border business transactions, public-private partnerships, joint ventures, restructurings, banking and regulatory matters. He also taught a course on Energy & Infrastructure Project Finance at the Berkeley Law School and the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley for over ten years.

We also have special academic rules for these condensed courses:
-Students must attend each course session and cannot attend any course session remotely (even for illness or emergency situations).
-The Registrar’s Office will drop a student who does not attend each course session.

Due to the condensed nature of this course, in-person attendance at all course sessions is mandatory. Absences cannot be excused for any reason, including illness or emergencies. The Registrar’s Office will drop any student who misses a session.

View teaching evaluations for this class - degree students only

Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
Course Category: Business Law

If you are the instructor or their FSU, you may add a file like a syllabus or a first assignment to this page.

No reader.

Instructor has indicated that no books will be assigned.

Go to Course Search