Derivatives Course Number: Law 229W Hours: 3 Course Type: Upper-Level Writing Requirement: Writing Experience (WE) Skills Requirement?: No Final Exam?: Yes Description: Selected policies, laws, regulations, and practices relating to the derivative markets, focusing on exchange-traded and over-the-counter transactions and their participants. Topics include analysis of applicable securities, commodities, and insolvency authorities, business and economic objectives, transaction structures, hedge funds and securitization vehicles, and industry documentation. Prerequisites: Securities regulation or corporate finance.