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Fall 2020 Course

Venture Law and Finance

Prerequisite: This course is open to students who have taken Corporations, or by permission of the instructor to waive the prerequisite. Students should be willing to think mathematically and solve algebraic problems

Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule

This 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.

Note: This course will meet on average of 3 hours per week.