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Spring 2021 Course

Comparative Corporate Governance and Finance

Prerequisite: Corporations, as pre-requisite or co-requisite, or sufficient background with permission of the instructor.

Exam Type: No Exam

In this course we will investigate topics in corporate governance, often from a comparative perspective, using concepts from general corporate analysis and often with a legal policy perspective. The topics that we will examine are likely to include the legal foundations for large public firms, the reasons for differing corporate structures around the world, private equity, hedge fund activism, and the differing goals around the world for corporate governance and corporate law.