LAW 6470

LAW 6470

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

This course is designed to familiarize students with common issues that arise in, and how they are addressed by attorneys who structure, high-growth (principally start-up) corporate transactions. It will address that portion of the transactional practice not covered in Technology Transactions. A wide range of topics is expected to be covered, including: Choice of Entity; Founders' Agreement(s); Terms of Preferred Stock, including Liquidation Preferences and Conversion Mechanics; Basic Deal Structuring; Tax Issues/Benefits for Entrepreneurs/Startups; Employment and Incentive Considerations; Basic Securities Regulation; Convertible Notes and SAFEs; Series A Financing; Special Considerations with High Valuations and Unicorns; Distressed Situations and Down Rounds; Operational Agreements; Indebtedness; M&A Transactions; and Initial Public Offerings.

When Offered Fall, Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: LLM Tech students only.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 19321 LAW 6470   LEC 031

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in NYC. Only open to Cornell Tech Law Students.