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251.12 sec. 001 - Advanced Topics in Delaware Corporate Law (Fall 2024)

Instructor: Steven M Solomon  (view instructor's profile)
Instructor: Lori Will  
Instructor: Steven Davidoff  
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Units: 1
Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person


Th 6:25 PM - 9:05 PM
Location: TBA
On 2024-10-24

F 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: TBA
On 2024-10-25

Sa 1:30 PM - 4:10 PM
Location: TBA
On 2024-10-26

Sa 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: TBA
On 2024-10-26

F 3:10 PM - 6:10 PM
Location: TBA
On 2024-10-25

Course Start: October 24, 2024
Course End: October 26, 2024
Class Number: 32229

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 2
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 25
As of: 04/20 08:03 AM

This course examines current hot topics in Delaware corporate law, relying principally on judicial decisions and academic or practitioner commentary. It is not a high-level survey course; instead, the course will consider issues such as why Delaware occupies a dominant position in the field of corporate law and will explore particular aspects of that law, including judicial standards of review, common law fiduciary duties of managers and directors, change of control transactions, conflict transactions, poison pills, and defensive mechanisms—all in the context of particular decisions by the Delaware Court of Chancery and Supreme Court. The class is intended to be a focused course on how corporate law is made in Delaware, as well as the policy reasons underlying that law. Grades will be based on class participation and a final exam. Having taken Business Associations is preferred, but not a prerequisite.

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.

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.

Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Exam Length: 2 hours
Course Category: Business Law

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