Corporate Governance

This course will focus on the evolving role of the board of directors in public companies, including the current law, rules and listing standards (such as the Dodd-Frank Act, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, SEC regulations, NYSE rules, and state law), how boards and committees actually are structured and how boards operate in key areas, including the selection of new board members, oversight of financial and other disclosures, hiring, firing, and oversight of management and approval business strategies, with particular focus on the role of the board in the M&A context. Course will have a scheduled final exam.
Credits: 2

Type: SEM

Is this course open to LL.M. students? Yes

Do the credits of this course count toward the specialized program credits that students need for the Banking, Corporate & Finance Law LL.M. Program? Yes

Do the credits of this course count toward the specialized program credits that students need for the International Business & Trade Law LL.M. Program? Yes