Minor Myers

Professor of Law

250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Areas of Expertise

Corporate Law
Corporate Litigation
Mergers & Acquisitions
Corporate Finance

Education
B.A., Connecticut College
J.D., Yale Law School

Corporate Finance

This is an advanced course in corporations that emphasizes their financial aspects. Students taking the course do not need a background in finance, since the course provides the groundwork of basic financial theory. The course is concerned with the advanced and detailed study of the legal problems in the issuance and reacquisition of shares; analysis of dividends and distributions; capital structures and corporate indebtedness; types of securities; and related security features of organizational changes (amendments, mergers, consolidations, sales of assets).

Grading and Method of Evaluation:

Letter grade only. Final exam.

Property

This course introduces students to the laws governing real and personal property transfer and ownership. Topics covered may include the historical development of various kinds of present and future interests in property; the sale and financing of real estate; landlord-tenant law; land use regulation; gifts of personal property; and non-traditional property rights.

Grading and Method of Evaluation:

Letter grade only. Final exam.