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258G Business Fundamentals for Lawyers (3)

Lecture - 3 units. This course will provide an overview of business concepts for law students.  The first third of the course will cover accounting, including what the major financial statements are and how to read them, as well as basic financial analysis ratios (e.g., return on equity, return on assets).  The second third will cover basic financial concepts, such as risk versus return, the time value of money, and their application to business valuation.  The last third will survey financial instruments (debt and equity), capital markets, and types of transactions (capital raising, M&A, restructuring).

Final Assessment: Final Exam
Grading Mode: Letter Grading

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