Securities Litigation – 6217

This course focuses on SEC enforcement of the federal securities laws and on the express and implied private rights of action under the federal securities laws, including the procedural rules for class action securities litigation. Students will read and critique federal cases, draft complaints, answers, motions to dismiss and other pleadings and participate in a mock oral argument on their written pleadings. Evaluation will be based on class participation, written pleadings, the oral argument and a final assignment.


Recommended: Law 6211/5211 Securities Regulation or Law 6051/5051 Business Associations/Corporations or 5050/3050 Law of Business Organizations.

Subject Area
Business Law *
Civil Litigation *
Corporate Law
Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution & Advocacy
Student Year
Upper Division
Grade base
A - F
Course type