We're glad you're interested in dropping in on our new Foundations of Business Law course.

This course is a new 1L elective, which is also open to upper-class students interested in business law on a drop-in basis, beginning on January 22 to be held in Room 107 on Mondays from 4:20-5:15 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 4:20-6:20 p.m. 

For a copy of the readings, please contact Hilary Hansen prior to attending.

 

 

Week

Class

Subject Matter

Lecturer

Readings

Week 3

MLK Holiday, 1/20

Wednesday, 1/22 (Two Hours)

Federal Taxation

Dean Donald Tobin

Hamilton/Booth, Chapter 8

Week 4

Monday, 1/27

N/A

Wednesday, 1/29 (Two Hours)

Commercial Law: Uniform Commercial Code

Professor  Van Alstine

Materials to be Posted on Blackboard

Week 5

Monday, 2/3 (One Hour) and Wednesday, 2/5 (Two Hours)

Business Organizations / Business Litigation

Professor Will Moon

Hamilton/Booth, Chapters 10 & 11

Week 6

Monday, 2/10 (One Hour)

N/A

Wednesday, 2/12 (Two Hours)

Bankruptcy

Judge Michelle Harner Hamilton/Booth, Chapter 9

Week 7

Monday, 2/17 (One Hour) and Wednesday, 2/19 (Two Hours)

Securities Regulations and Related Subjects

Professor Kevin Tu

Hamilton/Booth, Chapter 12

Week 8

Monday, 2/24 (One Hour)

Antitrust Law

Guest Presenter:  Michael Brockmeyer

Materials to be Posted on Blackboard

Wednesday, 2/26 (Two Hours)

Deal Structuring for Mergers and Acquisitions

Guest Presenter:  Joe Ward

Hamilton/Booth, Chapter 13

Week 9

Monday, 3/2 (One Hour)

Venture Capital

Guest Presenter:  Trey Hart ‘09

Materials to be Posted on Blackboard

Wednesday, 3/4

N/A

Week 10

Monday, 3/9 (One Hour)

Managing Corporate Litigation

Guest Presenter: Dennis Lynch

Materials to be Posted on Blackboard

Wednesday, 3/11 (Two Hours)

Intellectual Property Law

Professor Patricia Campbell

Materials to be Posted on Blackboard

 

3/16-3/20

SPRING BREAK

Week 11

Monday, 3/23

Intellectual Property Law (continued)

Professor Patricia Campbell Materials to be Posted on Blackboard

Wednesday. 3/25 (Two Hours)

Basics of Investment

Guest Presenter: Brett D. Rogers,  Brown Advisory

Hamilton/Booth, Chapters 4, 14, 16

Week 12

Monday, 3/30 (One Hour)

Government Contracts

Guest Presenter: Jennifer Ivey

Materials to be Posted on Blackboard

Wednesday, 4/1

N/A

Week 13

Monday, 4/6 (One Hour)

Corporate Compliance

Guest Presenter:  Alexina Jackson

TBD

Wednesday, 4/8 (Two Hours)

International Business Transactions

Professor  Van Alstine

Materials to be Posted on Blackboard