611.27 Readings: Current Topics in Law and Finance

This readings course will use current articles in the financial press as a jumping-off point for deeper explorations of issues at the intersection of law and corporate finance.  Students will take the lead in selecting both the topics and readings, with guidance from the instructor.  The goal is to sample relevant readings from a wide range of sources, including law and finance scholarship, government reports, court cases, first-hand accounts from market participants, etc.  No prior coursework or experience in this area is required for students wishing to enroll in the course.

This Readings section may count as an LLM-LE elective.

This Readings section counts as a PIPS elective.

Special Notes:


Fall 2020

Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor
Course Credits
Reflective Writing
Class participation
Elisabeth D. de Fontenay
Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW.611.27.F20
Email list: LAW.611.27.F20@sakai.duke.edu
Degree Requirements
Course Requirements - JD
Course Requirements - LLM
Course Requirements - LLM-ICL
Course Requirements - Public Interest
Course Areas of Practice
Course Areas of Practice