Course Description

LAWS 8101
Business Law Colloquium
General Description:
Business law scholars from CU and around the country present research papers at this weekly colloquium. Topics may include contracts, corporate law, securities regulation, tax, intellectual property, venture capital and private equity, and the legal profession. No prior knowledge of law and economics is expected, although some knowledge of business organizations will be useful.

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LAWS 8101-001

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Credits: 3

Meeting Times & Locations:
   Wed   11:00 AM - 11:55 AM   WOLF 306
   Thu   4:15 PM - 5:55 PM   WOLF 301

Description:

Deals Workshop: The Law and Economics of Deals, Entrepreneurship, and Institutions (3 credit seminar)
The Deals Workshop offers students the opportunity to explore both foundational and advanced topics in the law and economics of deals, entrepreneurship, and institutions. Topics may include contracts, corporate law, securities regulation, tax, intellectual property, venture capital and private equity, higher education, and the legal profession. The primary focus of the Workshop will be papers and works in progress by scholars from around the country, including CU-Boulder faculty from law, economics, and business. Students attend the afternoon Workshop and participate in its discussions. In addition, each week the morning seminar component examines the paper scheduled for presentation at the Workshop, including background issues that may help in understanding it. Students must prepare a short paper in 5 of the 14 weeks focusing on the upcoming paper and must submit a proposed question for the author each week.

No prior knowledge of law and economics is expected, although some knowledge of business organizations will be useful.

Prerequisite: Corporations or Agency, Partnership & LLC