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Financial and Monetary Institutions

  • Consumer Financial Market Regulation

    September 30, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Consumer financial products and services, and especially the wide range of credit products from mortgages to payday and pawn…

  • Critical Corporate Theory Lab

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: By Permission. Students interested in applying to join the Lab should submit a short (300 word maximum) statement of interest to Professor Hanson. The…

  • Legal Profession – The New Market for Personal Legal Services: Ethical and Professional Challenges

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Whether in solo, small firm or not for profit legal aid offices, new modes of serving clients of modest…

  • ESG: Corporate Ethics in the 21st Century

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Any-Day Take-Home, Paper Option Available This course will investigate the rise of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) as a dominant investment…

  • Regulation of International Finance

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: One-Day Take-home This course will examine international arrangements for the regulation of finance. Arrangements covered include the International Monetary Fund, the…

  • Corporate Finance

    September 22, 2022

    Prerequisites: No prerequisites, but a corporations course is strongly advised. Exam Type: In Class This course addresses the fundamentals of financial economics and reviews applications…

  • Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinical Seminar (3 spring classroom…

  • Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinical Seminar

    September 14, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinic, either during winter-spring (2 winter clinical credits + 8 spring clinical credits) or spring clinic (8…

  • Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinical Seminar (3 spring classroom…

  • Financial and Legal Needs of Low and Moderate Income Households

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam: No Exam The seminar will examine the opportunities and perils in consumer financial services available to low and moderate income households. We…

  • Securities Regulation

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: Most students find it helpful to have completed or to take concurrently a course in Corporations before taking Securities Regulation. Exam Type: In Class…

  • Failed Corporations: A Post-Mortem

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: Corporations is a required prerequisite and a course in bankruptcy or corporate reorganizations will be helpful, although not required. LLM students with experience in…

  • Bankruptcy

    September 14, 2022

    Pre/Corequisite: Students without prior basic exposure to business should normally take Corporations concurrently. Exam Type: In Class This is a comprehensive survey of the…

  • Investments Workshop: Public and Private Equity

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: Sound understanding of financial statements and valuation topics/models. Admission is by permission only and interested students should send a resume and a cover letter…

  • Valuing and Modeling M&A and LBOs

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: Admission is by permission only and interested students should send a resume and a cover letter to the instructor at vbosiljevac@law.harvard.edu. The deadline for LLM…

  • Constitutional Law: Money and the Making of American Capitalism

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam: In Class According to one of the framers, the “soul of the Constitution” was the clause allocating authority over money.   Over the…

  • Warren Center Research Seminar: Capitalism’s Hardwiring: Money, Credit, and Finance in a Globalizing World

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: Students who wish to enroll should have taken a course in either monetary law, financial regulation, or the history of economic regulation; participation is…

  • Money Design and Inequality

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: The seminar is intended for students who have studied money as a legal institution. Students must have completed one of the following courses previously:…