Securities Litigation | L4529

This course examines private actions (Sections 11, 12(a)(2) and Rule 10b-5) under the Securities Acts as a deterrent. A primary focus is the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act (PSLRA), which is the Congressional backlash to lawyer driven litigation. Students also learn to cope with bringing and defending securities fraud class actions in a PSLRA environment; arguing under Rule 9(b) with enhanced pleading standards; and filing motions to dismiss and stay of discovery.

Prerequisites: None
Credit Hours: 3
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)

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