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Alternative Investments
Last Updated Date:   3 June 2022

5 Credits,  Semester 2

Course Description:
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the legal issues that arise in alternative investments from both a practical and theoretical perspective. The topics that will be covered include, inter alia, private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, green finance, fintech and real estate investment trusts (REITs). The course will discuss selected issues in relation to partnership law and corporate law arising from the alternative investments. Certain topics of this course will provide relevant comparisons with alternative investments in Singapore, China, the UK, the EU and the US. It will be of interest to legal professionals in the alternative investment sector.

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Course Convenor: A/P Lin Lin

Co-teacher(s): NA

Module Codes: LL4259V / LL5259V / LL6259V / LLJ5259V

Contact Hours: 3 hr weekly seminars

Workload: 3 hours

Mode of Assessment: Class Participation - 10%; Presentation - 20%; Research Paper - 70% [Due: Mon, 10 April 2023 (9am)]

Preclusions: Nil

Prerequisites: NUS Compulsory Core Curriculum or its equivalent.

Examination Date: Different Mode of Examination

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