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251.9 sec. 001 - Venture Funds: Structuring, Advising and Regulating (Spring 2024)

Instructor: Rita Carmen Astoor  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
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Units: 2
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person


W 08:00 AM - 09:50 AM
Location: Law 145
From January 10, 2024
To April 17, 2024

Course Start: January 10, 2024
Course End: April 17, 2024
Class Number: 32674

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 22
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 29
As of: 06/17 12:16 PM

This course will provide an overview of venture capital funds. We will cover (1) the U.S. legal and regulatory landscape that impacts funds, their managers, and their investors; (2) the basic structures of funds, including the relationship between the fund, its general partner (GP), the management company, and the various types of limited partners (LPs) that invest in funds; and (3) offering documents and key fund terms.

Recommended pre-requisite courses:
255.5 - Securities Regulation
250 - Business Associations

Rita Astoor is the Director of Venture Capital Business Development and a Product Advisor at Carta. Prior to joining Carta, she practiced at Latham & Watkins LLP in their Investment Funds Group.

Recommended pre-requisite courses:
255.5 - Securities Regulation
250 - Business Associations

Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Exam Length: 3 hours
Course Category: Business Law

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