UCLA School of Law - Visiting Professor

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Law 447 - Corporate Finance - Securities Markets and Corporate Value

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Antonio E. Bernardo
Visiting Professor

B.A. University of Western Ontario, 1989
Ph.D. Stanford University, 1994
Course Description:

The aim of this course is to provide law school students with a strong foundation in securities markets, investments, and valuation. Topics include discounting and present values, the valuation of bonds and stocks, corporate investment evaluation and capital budgeting, risk and return, optimal portfolio choice, asset pricing models, derivatives markets, raising equity capital, and mergers and acquisitions.

​Faculty Term Course Section Schedule Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Antonio Bernardo 12S 447 LEC 1 F 9:00AM - 10:30AM
TR 8:45AM - 10:40AM
3.0 No No
  This course will meet for ten weeks starting the week of January 9, 2012.
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Professor Bernardo has published papers in many leading academic journals including the Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization. He is currently associate editor of the Review of Financial Studies. He is also an award-winning teacher and has received awards including: EMBA Class of 2007 Teaching Award; EMBA Class of 2005 Teaching Award; Neidorf “Decade” Teaching Award, 2004; MBA Class of 2004 Teaching Award; Citibank Award for Teaching Excellence, 1997; George W. Robbins Award for Teaching Excellence, 1996. His recent and forthcoming publications include: “Motivating Entrepreneurial Activity in a Firm,” forthcoming Review of Financial Studies; “Growth Options, Beta, and the Cost of Capital,” in Financial Management (36, 1-13); and “A Theory of Socialistic Internal Capital Markets,” in the Journal of Financial Economics (80, 485-509).