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LAWS 7774 Securities Regulation (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the federal regulation of the issuance and trading of stocks and other securities, focusing on the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. We will analyze the regulation of the public offering of securities and discuss the structure and operation of securities trading markets. Topics covered will include the disclosure regime for public companies, exemptions from the securities laws' registration requirements, and liability under the securities laws, including sanctions for fraud and insider trading.


Prerequisites: Corporations is recommended.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17