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Financial Markets: Law, Theory and Practice (LAWS 5422)

Course Info

Explores the interactions of law, principles of finance, and the theoretical underpinnings of financial markets. It introduces students to the roots of evolving financial market liabilities affecting the interests and conduct of people at all levels in those markets by examining:

  1. The structure and purpose of financial markets,
  2. The financial and capital market theories which today shape the contours of the law,
  3.  Intermediation in financial markets, and
  4. The challenges of global market regulation.


Prof. Robert Rapp

Prof. Robert Rapp is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law who teaches securities regulation, business associations, and law, theory and practice in financial markets.


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"Financial Markets:" Their Purpose and Structure

Binder 2 & Supplemental Materials