Specialization Requirements

To be awarded the specialization in Business Law -- Securities Regulation Track, students must obtain a B- (2.7) grade average in courses taken for the specialization.

Please visit this page for detailed descriptions of the courses listed below. Prospective students should bear in mind that, due to curriculum scheduling and faculty availability, not every class listed is taught each year. This is most often true in the case of seminar courses. A sufficient number of courses will be available to enable those students who choose to specialize to satisfy the specialization requirements.

Required Courses:

  • 220.   Introduction to Federal Income Taxation
  • 230.   Business Associations
  • 236.   Securities Regulation
  • Plus at least one course from Group A 

Group A (At least one of the following is required):

  • 231.   Advanced Corporation Law
  • 343.   Complex Financing Transactions
  • 362.   Investment Companies and Investment Advisors
  • 392.   Lifecycle of a Corporation
  • 403.   Contracts for Foreign Lawyers
  • 435.   Law and Entrepreneurship
  • 491.   Transactional Lawyering: A Competitive Approach
  • 604.   Seminar: Accounting, Finance and the Law
  • 605.   Seminar: Regulation of the Securities Market Structure
  • 606.   Seminar: Mergers and Acquisitions 
  • 622.   Seminar: Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds
  • 744.   Clinical: Mergers & Acquisitions Transaction Planning

Updated 7/02/2013