LAWS 7271 - Venture Capital and Private Equity Course uri icon



  • Provides overview of the legal and financial principles to represent privately held companies, their founders and managers and their investors. Emphasizes transaction structuring rather than judicial opinions. Includes the organization and financing of start-ups, structuring buyout transactions, exit strategies, legal organization of investment funds and other financial intermediaries. Discusses the relevant regulatory landscape, including securities law, bankruptcy, ERISA and tax law.


  • Bernthal, Brad  
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2021