This seminar will discuss comparative corporate governance mainly with a legal policy perspective. Likely topics include venture capital, ownership structures and deviations from the one-share-one-vote principle, tunneling, the market for corporate control, institutional investor activism, and the differing corporate law enforcement mechanisms we observe around the world. There will be no examination. Instead, students will be asked to submit, before at least nine of the twelve sessions, a brief memo on the assigned readings. Grades will be based on these memos and, to a lesser extent, on participation in class discussion. The seminar is given in association with the LLM corporate governance concentration, although enrollment is not limited to those students.
Business Organization, Commercial Law, and Finance
International, Comparative & Foreign Law