Prerequisite: PROPERTY, Business Organization or permission of the instructor.
Builds upon financial and legal concepts introduced in Business Organizations, applying them
primarily to public corporations (those companies whose shares are held by sufficient numbers of
shareholders to permit public trading in the secondary markets such as the New York Stock
Exchange and the over-the-counter NASDAQ system). Particular attention is paid to mergers
and acquisitions, debtholders' rights, and valuation concepts used by managers, lawyers and
judges. No previous experience with corporate finance is necessary.