Catalogue 2019 - 2020

LAW 605 Corporate Social Responsibility




Complete LAW 551 (Required, Previous).

Course Description

As an advanced corporate law seminar, this course will introduce students to corporate social responsibility (CSR) as an amalgam of legal and economic strategies used nationally and internationally in order to influence, regulate and police corporate decision-making and behavior. The purpose of this course is to explore both historical and contemporary normative trends of CSR challenging large-scale business enterprises and the various prescriptive jurisdictions in which they operate in areas of corporate legal theory, corporate (self-)governance, securities regulation, transaction cost economics and corporate risk management.