Venture Law and Finance

Venture Law and Finance

Professor Jesse Fried
Fall 2015 course
W, Th 1:15pm - 2:45pm in Pound Hall Room 102
3 classroom credits

Prerequisites: This course is open to students who have taken or are concurrently taking a basic course in Corporations, or by permission of the instructor. Students should be willing to think mathematically and solve algebraic problems.

Exam Type: In-Class

The course introduces students to U.S. venture capital (VC) contracting, focusing on the cash flow and control rights of investors. It also examines the legal framework in which such contracting takes place. Reading materials include VC financing documents, relevant California and Delaware caselaw, and academic and practitioner articles.

Subject Areas: Business Organization, Commercial Law, and Finance