LAW 415 Financial Institutions and Banking Law

3 credits

Analyzes the structure, operation, and regulation of the American financial institutions industry. Explores the distinctions among commercial banks and other financial institutions, including insurance companies and stock brokerages. Examines bank holding companies and regulation of non-traditional banking activities, and scrutinizes troubled banks and the FDIC, as well as insurance and securities activities. Senior status or prior banking experience recommended.

Prerequisite(s): LAW 210 (for paralegal majors) OR LAW 208 or LAW 308 (for business and accounting majors)