Corporate Finance: Legal Aspects (Bratton)
MW 10:30AM - 11:50AM
Tanenbaum Hall 145
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.
"Corporate Finance: Cases and Materials" by William W. Bratton