Accounting, Finance, and Law Seminar

Credits: 2.00

While lawyers typically do not have formal training in accounting and finance, a basic understanding of these subjects is essential when advising businesses. This seminar is for students wishing to continue developing their ability to understand the business considerations that arise when practicing corporate and securities law. It will do so by examining selected concepts from accounting and finance that are relevant to the law.

Grading and Method of Evaluation

Letter grade with pass/fail option. Each student will be required to write a paper that examines a topic relating to corporate or securities law (and involves some aspect of accounting or finance) and do a class presentation based on their paper topic. Students may choose to use this paper to satisfy the Upperclass Writing Requirement.