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Corporate Finance: Legal Aspects (Bratton)
Spring 2014   LAW 769-001  

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Meeting Times/Location
MW 10:30AM - 11:50AM
Tanenbaum Hall 145

Faculty
William Wilson Bratton

Deputy Dean and Nicholas F. Gallicchio Professor of Law; Co-Director, Institute for Law and Economics

wbratton@law.upenn.edu
Additional Information

Concentration
Business and Transactional Law

Skills Training
Drafting Legal Documents

Grading
10% Participation,
90% Exam

Exam
Short Answer,
Essay,
Take Home,
Open-Book

Satisfies Senior Writing Requirement

No

Category
Upper-Level

Credits
3.0

Legal analysis of rights attached to various claims against, interests in, and in respect of corporations, including the contractual rights of bondholders and convertible security holders, the contractual and extracontractual rights of preferred shareholders, the dividend and control rights of common stockholders, and the nature and function of derivative contracts and options, including management stock options. Attention is paid to the conflicts that arise among security holders on both the upside and the downside, the corporate governance implications of the allocation of control rights, and the interpretation of financial contracts. Prerequisite: Corporations.

Textbooks

"Corporate Finance: Cases and Materials" by William W. Bratton
Edition: 27th (2013)
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781609300593
Required