Course Details

Practical Issues in Business Law

This course examines the interrelation of business and law through a series of guest lectures by senior-in-house counsel. The course exposes students to the types of complex legal/business challenges that in-house counsel face and how they address those challenges. Prior guest lecturers have included in-house attorneys from Allstate, AON, Baxter, CBOE, Discover Financial, Kraft and McDonald’s. In prior years, topics covered included managing high-stakes litigation, international joint ventures, crisis situation management, acquisitions and divestitures, internal investigations, insider trading and other regulatory compliance programs, and intellectual property protection.

Catalog Number: BUSCOM 670
Practice Areas: Business, Corporate,Trans AreaCriminal Law Practice AreaEnvironmental Law AreaIntellectual Property Practice Area
Additional Course Information: Required for Business Concentrion


Course History

Spring 2021
Title: Practical Issues in Business Law
Faculty: Wentz, Pete (courses | profile)
Finke, Thomas
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 20     Actual: 20

Spring 2020
Title: Practical Issues in Business Law
Faculty: Wentz, Pete (courses | profile)
Finke, Thomas
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 40     Actual: 38

Spring 2019
Title: Practical Issues in Business Law
Faculty: Wentz, Pete (courses | profile)
Finke, Thomas
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 40     Actual: 39