Comparative Corporate Law, Finance and Governance

Comparative Corporate Law, Finance and Governance

Professor Reinier Kraakman
Fall 2019 course
Th 5:00pm - 7:00pm in WCC Room 3036
2 classroom credits

Prerequisites: Any one of the following: A prior corporations or company law course, a parallel corporations course at HLS, or prior experience in transactional legal work.

Exam: No Exam

This course surveys broad issues in corporate governance and finance ranging from the ownership structure of corporations to shareholder primacy, convergence in corporate law across jurisdictions, and the emergence of activist investment vehicles including hedge funds and PE firms.

Subject Areas: Business Organization, Commercial Law, and Finance, International, Comparative & Foreign Law