Corporate GovernanceClass Term:
Fall Term 2021-2022Catalog Number:
2 (0 Contact, 0 Field)Priority:
Limited Enrollment - 3rd Year PriorityFull Year Course:
This course will examine the internal structures, processes and standards of behavior that are required by law in the governance of corporate organizations, utilizing a series of hypothetical problems. Particular attention will be given to: (i) the corporate director’s fiduciary duties of loyalty and care in exercising the oversight and decision-making functions of the Board of Directors; and (ii) the shareholders' ability to enforce those duties. The attributes of the "disinterested" and “independent” corporate fiduciary will also be considered, along with some features of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of July 2002.
This course has been flagged as a distance education course. This means this class is one in which students are separated from the faculty member or each other (other than specially accommodated students) for more than one-third of the instruction and the instruction involves the use of technology to support regular and substantive interaction among students and between the students and the faculty member, either synchronously or asynchronously.