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Securities Bootcamp (Connolly)

Spring 2024   LAW 524-001  

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Scott B. Connolly

Adjunct Professor of Law

Additional Information
Experiential Course


Skills Training
Drafting Legal Documents

Satisfies Senior Writing Requirement



Class meets in person.

Meeting Times/Location
F 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tanenbaum Hall 345
S 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Tanenbaum Hall 345



Students are introduced to legal and business issues arising in representing a public company with reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by working on practical exercises that simulate reporting and compliance issues faced by securities lawyers. Exercises include reviewing and revising an issuer’s earnings release, drafting and rules checking a Form 8-K for a public company acquisition and preparing risk factors for a Form 10-K. Students will have the opportunity to draft securities filings, interact with simulated clients and receive real-time feedback from practicing lawyers.

Instructors: Scott B. Connolly and Aggeliki Delimaris. This course is graded credit/fail only.

The class will meet: 3/22-23 & 3/29-30; Friday times: 9:00-5:00, Saturday times: 9:00-3:00 in T345.

Course Concentrations

Business and Corporate Law Learning outcomes: Demonstrate a core understanding of business and corporate law; Perform legal analysis in the context of business and corporate law; Communicate effectively on topics related to business and corporate law; Demonstrate an understanding of the interconnection between the world of business and finance and that of business and corporate law, and how they affect other areas of law and society.