Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Courses A - C

498: Corporate Governance Law and Practice

Credit Hours



Business Organizations


In this course students will study and analyze the law and practice of corporate governance law for publicly-held corporations.   Introductory sessions will detail corporate governance law and regulation, with a specific focus on the impact of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.  Thereafter, a number of alternative proposed reforms will be assessed   Finally, the course will address practical element of corporate governance practice including professional responsibility issues, the director selection process, board diversity, and empirical learning regarding the best corporate governance practices.  Prerequisite:  Business Organizations.