Business Planning

Financing the Start-Up Business and Venture Capital Financing

Author: Therese H. Maynard,Dana M. Warren,Shannon Trevino

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454882158

Category: Law

Page: 1008

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Business Planning: Financing the Start-Up Business and Venture Capital Financing, Third Edition uses a simulated deal format that is drawn from the “deal-files” of real world practicing lawyers. It integrates the teaching of transactional lawyering skills with the presentation of new substantive law that is critical to the success of a junior corporate lawyer practicing in a transactional setting. The book gives students an overview of the range of substantive law that lawyers representing new businesses need to be versed in. To bridge the gap between law school and practice, the authors integrate excerpts from sources authored by experienced practitioners, thus bringing practical and real-world insights to students. Shannon Treviño joins as co-author on the new edition. Key Features: Integrated teaching of transactional lawyering skills with the presentation of substantive law that is critical to the success of a junior corporate lawyer practicing in a transactional setting. Analysis of both the legal issues and the business considerations that must be taken in to account in planning the structure and negotiating the terms of a capital raising transaction for an early stage company. A simulated deal format to provide a real-world appreciation of the “life cycle of a deal,” with a new simulated client whose business is focused on addressing a need in the autonomous vehicle industry, which presents a timely topic for faculty to engage with students on at every juncture of the course. Graded memo assignments that are representative of the work assignments expected of a junior corporate lawyer practicing in a transactional setting and that relate directly to the substantive material that is part of the casebook reading assignments. A thoroughly revised Chapter 4 regarding federal securities laws, incorporating numerous legislative changes that have been adopted or have become effective since the publication of the second edition. Significant additions to Chapter 8, including an updated overview of venture capital and a broader discussion of the capital formation process prior to venture capital financing.
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Business Planning

Financing the Start-Up Business and Venture Capital Financing

Author: Therese Maynard,Dana M. Warren

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454847077

Category: Law

Page: 960

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This innovative casebook uses a simulated deal format that is drawn from the "deal-files" of real world practicing lawyers. It integrates the teaching of transactional lawyering skills with the presentation of new substantive law that is critical to the success of a first year corporate lawyer practicing in a transactional setting.
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Venture capital and private equity

a casebook

Author: Joshua Lerner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 540

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What Explains the Recent Tremendous Growth in Private Equity Funds? How Have These Funds Created so Much Value? Can We Expect This Kind of Growth in Other Countries and Other Types of Investments? The pool of U.S. private equity funds has grown from $5 billion in 1980 to over $175 billion in 1999. Private equity's recent growth has outstripped that of almost every class of financial product. Whether you are an entrepreneur seeking private equity finance, a private equity investor grappling with the industry's changes, or an investor interested in private equity as a potential investment, this book is required reading! It presents a collection of real world cases-supplemented by detailed industry notes-that explore the exciting and dynamic world of venture capital and buyout funds. The organization mirrors that of the venture capital/private equity process itself: * The first part explores the raising and structuring of private equity funds, as well as the perspective of investors. * The second part explores the selection,oversight, and adding value to firms-the 'heart' of the private equity cycle. * The third part describes how private equity groups reap attractive returns from successful investments. * The final section explores the emerging efforts to translate the private equity model into other settings, such as corporate venturing programs.
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Securities Regulation

Cases and Materials

Author: James D. Cox,Robert W. Hillman,Donald C. Langevoort

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 1543810640

Category: Law

Page: 1136

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The Ninth Edition of Securities Regulation: Cases and Materials brings onboard two new co-authors—Ann Lipton and William Sjostrom—to a casebook that has long set the standard for providing students with an in-depth, sophisticated, practical look at contemporary securities law. As it has since its first edition, Securities Regulation: Cases and Materials contains a very teachable mix of problems, cases, and textual material, encouraging students to build their knowledge base by being active problem-solvers. Always forward-thinking, stressing current developments and controversies, the book is also highly modular, so that professors can easily pick and choose how to structure their courses without being locked into any given progression. New to the Ninth Edition: Coverage of “cryptocurrencies” and coin offerings Commentary on market developments such as indexing and algorithmic trading A tighter set of problems and materials on gun-jumping under Section 5 The SEC’s latest reforms of Regulation D and the intrastate offering exemption Spotify and the trend toward direct listings as a way of going public Coverage of Supreme Court decisions from the last three years, including Lorenzo, Salman, Cyan, Lucia, and Kokesh, as well as important lower court cases The SEC broker-dealer proposal (and perhaps adoption) of Regulation Best Interest Professors and students will benefit from: The book’s highly modular organization, enabling different teaching formats and coverage Concise notes that introduce the reader to both theory and real-life practice issues A book that is always up to date and on the cutting edge
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Federal Income Taxation

Author: Joseph Bankman,Daniel N. Shaviro,Kirk J. Stark,Edward D. Kleinbard

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 1543801498

Category: Law

Page: 768

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Buy a new version of this Connected Casebook and receive access to the online e-book, practice questions from your favorite study aids, and an outline tool on CasebookConnect, the all in one learning solution for law school students. CasebookConnect offers you what you need most to be successful in your law school classes—portability, meaningful feedback, and greater efficiency. Integrating theory and policy in an accessible format, the sterling author team of Federal Income Taxation, Eighteenth Edition imbues its subject with historical, economic, policy, and international perspective. Problems integrated throughout the text bridge the gap between theory and practice. Each edition of this renowned text builds on and adds to the strengths of its predecessors. New to the Eighteenth Edition: Fully updated to reflect changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 Professors and students will benefit from: Notes, problems, and graphs that make challenging material accessible The highest integration of economics and policy analysis Great pedigree and authorship: Original authors Boris Bittker and William A. Klein were eminent authorities (with beautiful writing styles). Bankman, Shaviro, Stark, and Kleinbard are among today's leading tax scholars. A manageable length: Even with the new material, Federal Income Taxation is still one of the shortest books around. CasebookConnect features: ONLINE E-BOOK Law school comes with a lot of reading, so access your enhanced e-book anytime, anywhere to keep up with your coursework. Highlight, take notes in the margins, and search the full text to quickly find coverage of legal topics. PRACTICE QUESTIONS Quiz yourself before class and prep for your exam in the Study Center. Practice questions from Examples & Explanations, Emanuel Law Outlines, Emanuel Law in a Flash flashcards, and other best-selling study aid series help you study for exams while tracking your strengths and weaknesses to help optimize your study time. OUTLINE TOOL Most professors will tell you that starting your outline early is key to being successful in your law school classes. The Outline Tool automatically populates your notes and highlights from the e-book into an editable format to accelerate your outline creation and increase study time later in the semester.
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Secured Credit

A Systems Approach

Author: Lynn M. LoPucki,Elizabeth Warren

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 796

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'the systems approach we employ in this book looks at more than just law. Law is one of many elements that together constitute the secured credit system. to teach the law without teaching the system in which it is embedded would deprive the law of much of its meaning and make it more difficult to understand.' - Lynn LoPucki and Elizabeth Warren Fully incorporating the new Article 9 of the UCC, this substantially revised edition of the groundbreaking text continues to simplify the conceptually complex policies of the secured credit system with an innovative systems approach. By exploring secured transactions and investment securities in a series of assignments and problems, students are empowered to focus on secured transactions as one aspect of a larger system - thus facilitating learning and comprehension of the material. What makes this casebook stand out from the rest? Expert authorship - renowned authors Lynn LoPucki and Elizabeth Warren draw on their years of legal scholarship and teaching excellence to refine and extend their systems approach Uses the author's unique and innovative systems approach - treating secured credit as a system with subsystems that work together to accomplish the system's principal goal A combination of traditional application and open-ended theoretical problems are presented in the order of difficulty - with the most difficult problems focusing on an actual practice setting to enhance student learning Each assignment is appropriate for a 50-60 minute class, contains carefully-selected problems that involve students in case strategy and planning, and includes all the information needed to answer the problems New to the Third Edition: Incorporates the new Article 9 (Secured Transactions of the UCC throughout the entire text Updated cases and problems reflect recent legal trends and developments A thoroughly revised Teacher's Manual in every chapter
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