Not available in 2021/22
LL4K8 Half Unit
Law of Corporate Finance: Securities Regulation
This information is for the 2021/22 session.
Prof Niamh Moloney NAB6.08
This course is available on the LLM (extended part-time), LLM (full-time) and University of Pennsylvania Law School LLM Visiting Students. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.
This course is capped at 60 students.
The course examines the legal issues arising out of the operation of the capital markets as intermediaries between investors and issuers; it focuses on the regulation of capital-raising through the markets. The topics covered include: disclosure theory; the role of trading markets in finance-raising and their regulation; prospectus disclosure; ongoing disclosure; market abuse; and the internationalization of capital-raising and harmonization. The course will focus primarily on English law. Course coverage may vary slightly from year to year.
22 hours of lectures and 5 hours of seminars in the LT.
Teaching on this course takes the form of weekly two-hour lectures in LT. Five classes/seminars (of one-hour duration) will also take place as scheduled in the LL4K8 timetable.
A mock examination will be held at a time to be advised during LT.
Reading lists will be provided in advance for each session. Sample texts include: Ferran and Ho, Principles of Corporate Finance Law, 2 ed 2014; Payne and Gullifer, Corporate Finance Law, 2011.
Ferran and Ho, Principles of Corporate Finance Law, 2 ed 2014, Chapters 1 and 13.
Exam (100%, duration: 2 hours, reading time: 15 minutes) in the summer exam period.
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Important information in response to COVID-19
Please note that during 2021/22 academic year some variation to teaching and learning activities may be required to respond to changes in public health advice and/or to account for the differing needs of students in attendance on campus and those who might be studying online. For example, this may involve changes to the mode of teaching delivery and/or the format or weighting of assessments. Changes will only be made if required and students will be notified about any changes to teaching or assessment plans at the earliest opportunity.
Total students 2020/21: Unavailable
Average class size 2020/21: Unavailable
Controlled access 2020/21: No
Value: Half Unit
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