532.01 Venture Capital Financing
This class will focus on the legal and economic structure of venture capital transactions and will familiarize students with the legal agreements used to document these transactions. Using lectures and in-class exercises, students will learn the function of the most common transaction documents, the economic and/or legal purpose of the provisions contained within these documents and alternative approaches to address specific situations. Throughout the semester, students will work on a simulated transaction to gain experience in negotiating and drafting documents with an emphasis on meeting client objectives. Students will be evaluated on the basis of class participation and written assignments.
Business Associations is a mandatory prerequisite for the class. Securities Regulation and Advising the Entrepreneurial Client are recommended preparation for the course.
Enrollment Pre-/Co- Requisite Information
Business Associations is required as a prerequisite to this course.
|Course Number||Course Credits||Evaluation Method||Instructor|
|W.H. "Kip" Johnson III|
|Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW.532.01.Sp16|
|Email list: LAW.532.01.Sp16@sakai.duke.edu|
Course Requirements - JD
Course Requirements - JD-LLM-LE
Course Requirements - LLM