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Business Law: Finance: Capital Markets, Financial Reporting, Corporate Governance

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FINANCE 327

Financial Markets

Graduate School of Business

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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] [ Transactional ] Business Law: Finance: Capital Markets, Financial Reporting, Corporate Governance

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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] [ Transactional ] as a Relevant Course outside SLS for those interested in Financial Markets : You should consider selecting a finance course like this one from the Business School if you expect to handle transactions involving finance in some way -- for example, serving clients who seek access to the capital markets or clients who provide the funding for a transaction or venture. It will expose you to financial decision-making in the areas of risk management and asset allocation, with a particular emphasis on the problem of illiquidity and the recent development of all types of financial innovactions. An understanding of finance is also useful for litigators who must examine a deal that has gone wrong, or a regulator or policy lawyer who seeks to anticipate what may go wrong in times of market turmoil. Note: This course is routinely filled to capacity with GSB students. However, you should check with the Graduate School of Business regarding availability in a particular quarter.

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The aim of this course is to develop a thorough understanding of financial markets. We explore how investors make decisions about risk and return, how financial markets price risky assets in equilibrium, and how financial markets can sometimes malfunction. The course puts particular emphasis on the role of real-world imperfections that are absent from the standard textbook view of financial markets. For example, we explore the role of illiquidity: Why are there liquid markets for some types of assets but not for others? Why does liquidity often disappear in times of market turmoil? We will also study recent insights from behavioral finance about investor psychology and market inefficiencies. Moreover, we will look at financial innovations such as credit-default swaps, securitization, and hedge funds that play important roles in financial markets these days. We use cases to develop these topics in the context of practical decision-problems in the areas of asset allocation, risk management, and financing.

Course Style: A Substantive/ Perspective course looks at law from an external or non-traditional standpoint.

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