559 Latin American Business Law

This course focuses on the regulation of business in Latin America and the most important differences between the Civil Law tradition and the Common Law. The course exposes the students to some of the main issues that may arise in the practice of law dealing with Latin America. Emphasis is placed on the appropriate choice of a business entity by an American investor and in the analysis and comparison of the laws of business associations and securities regulation applicable in Latin America and in the United States. Important cultural, historical and political traits of the region will be highlighted, as they are extremely influential in the transactions of business and international legal relations.
Course Areas of Practice
Course Type
Lecture
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge and understanding of substantive and procedural law
2017
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

559.01 1 Sebastian Kielmanovich Th 7:00-9:00 PM 4000

This course focuses on the regulation of business in Latin America and the most important differences between the Civil Law tradition and the Common Law. The course exposes the students to some of the main issues that may arise in the practice of law dealing with Latin America. Emphasis is placed on the appropriate choice of a business entity by an American investor and in the analysis and comparison of the laws of business associations and securities regulation applicable in Latin America and in the United States. Important cultural, historical and political traits of the region will be highlighted, as they are extremely influential in the transactions of business and international legal relations.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None
2016
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

559.01 1 Sebastian Kielmanovich Th 7:00-9:00 PM 4055

This course focuses on the regulation of business in Latin America and the most important differences between the Civil Law tradition and the Common Law. The course exposes the students to some of the main issues that may arise in the practice of law dealing with Latin America. Emphasis is placed on the appropriate choice of a business entity by an American investor and in the analysis and comparison of the laws of business associations and securities regulation applicable in Latin America and in the United States. Important cultural, historical and political traits of the region will be highlighted, as they are extremely influential in the transactions of business and international legal relations.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None
2015
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

559.01 1 Sebastian Kielmanovich W 7:00-9:00 pm Room 4055

This course focuses on the regulation of business in Latin America and the most important differences between the Civil Law tradition and the Common Law. The course exposes the students to some of the main issues that may arise in the practice of law dealing with Latin America. Emphasis is placed on the appropriate choice of a business entity by an American investor and in the analysis and comparison of the laws of business associations and securities regulation applicable in Latin America and in the United States. Important cultural, historical and political traits of the region will be highlighted, as they are extremely influential in the transactions of business and international legal relations.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None
2014
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

559.01 1 Sebastian Kielmanovich W 7:00-9:00 pm W 7:00-9:00 pm Room 4042

This course focuses on the regulation of business in Latin America and the most important differences between the Civil Law tradition and the Common Law. The course exposes the students to some of the main issues that may arise in the practice of law dealing with Latin America. Emphasis is placed on the appropriate choice of a business entity by an American investor and in the analysis and comparison of the laws of business associations and securities regulation applicable in Latin America and in the United States. Important cultural, historical and political traits of the region will be highlighted, as they are extremely influential in the transactions of business and international legal relations.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None
2013
Spring 2013
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

559.01 1 Sebastian Kielmanovich W 7:00-9:00 pm Room 3171
This course focuses on the regulation of business in Latin America and the most important differences between the Civil Law tradition and the Common Law. The course exposes the students to some of the main issues that may arise in the practice of law dealing with Latin America. Emphasis is placed on the appropriate choice of a business entity by an American investor and in the analysis and comparison of the laws of business associations and securities regulation applicable in Latin America and in the United States. Important cultural, historical and political traits of the region will be highlighted, as they are extremely influential in the transactions of business and international legal relations.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None
2012
Spring 2012
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

559.01 1 Sebastian Kielmanovich W 7-9 pm W 7-9 pm Room 4055
This course focuses on the regulation of business in Latin America and the most important differences between the Civil Law tradition and the Common Law. The course exposes the students to some of the main issues that may arise in the practice of law dealing with Latin America. Emphasis is placed on the appropriate choice of a business entity by an American investor and in the analysis and comparison of the laws of business associations and securities regulation applicable in Latin America and in the United States. Important cultural, historical and political traits of the region will be highlighted, as they are extremely influential in the transactions of business and international legal relations.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

*Please note that this information is for planning purposes only, and should not be relied upon for the schedule for a given semester. Faculty leaves and sabbaticals, as well as other curriculum considerations, will sometimes affect when a course may be offered.