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UT Law School Classes - Fall 2012

Law & Econ of Cap Mkts/Fin Intermed

Instructor: Spindler, J Credits: 3 Course ID: 379M Unique #29423
     Day    Time   Location
   Tuesday 9:30 am - 11:00 am WAG 201
   Thursday 9:30 am - 11:00 am WAG 201
No exam information is available for this class.
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This course uses economic analysis to enable students to understand the institutional workings of the securities and investment business and its legal regulation (especially recent developments therein).  Focal topics include securities trading and market regulation, banking and shadow banking, securitizations and asset-backed securities, broker-dealer duties and conflicts, and investment advisers and investment company regulation.  The class will be a combination of lecture and student group presentations.  The goal of the course is to ensure that students have a good economic understanding of how and why the law applies to them once they are investment bankers, traders, or investment advisers.

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