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796.10 - Hot Money
Professor: Dale A. Oesterle
Semester: 2012 Winter
Second Writing Requirement? Yes
Professional Responsibility? No
Students study the legal regulation of financial speculators in a variety of financial markets, chosen by the students, that may include, among other things, sub-prime mortgages, short selling, information markets, hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, derivative markets (options, futures, and swaps, including credit swaps), real estate flipping, underwriting, blank check offerings, the pink sheets, and the currency markets. Students, in teams of two, select a topic, write a paper and present a class on a topic of their choice.
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