Any "Must-Take" Courses Before 2L SA?

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Re: Any "Must-Take" Courses Before 2L SA?

Postby Renzo » Mon Nov 01, 2010 12:09 am

imchuckbass58 wrote:It seems to me that you don't really need to take a class to know how IPOs work, the general idea of what fiduciary duty is, or the basic difference between different ownership structures (partnership, LLC, c-corp, etc). That's something a lot of people pick up, especially if they've worked in business before.

I guess what I'm asking is if you really have to know the law you learn in Corps, or if it's fine if you have a general knowledge of the key concepts from previous experience.

If you have a genuine business background it's probably not as important. But if you happen to be a LAC grad who doesn't know an LBO from an IPO, and doesn't understand what a derivative suit is, it seems like you'd be asking a lot of really embarrassing questions as a SA.

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Re: Any "Must-Take" Courses Before 2L SA?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Nov 03, 2010 10:42 pm

Well, there went my plan to never take corporations/tax/evidence/securities regulation/bankruptcy/antitrust/corp finance/fed courts/admin/transactions...

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Re: Any "Must-Take" Courses Before 2L SA?

Postby ben2587 » Mon Aug 13, 2012 7:33 am


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Re: Any "Must-Take" Courses Before 2L SA?

Postby Bronte » Mon Aug 13, 2012 8:35 am

Litigation: Evidence
Corporate: Corporations, Securities Regulation
Restructuring: Secured Transactions, Bankruptcy

You'll be fine without these, but those are the obvious answers.

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