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.

Spring 2016

Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room
532.01
Course Credits
W.H. "Kip" Johnson III Tu 4:30-7:15 PM 4047
Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW.532.01.Sp16
Email list: LAW.532.01.Sp16@sakai.duke.edu
Course
Degree Requirements
Course Requirements - JD
Course Requirements - JD-LLM-LE
Course Requirements - LLM