Book Description: Introduces capital asset pricing model, option pricing theory, modern portfolio theory, and legal materials that demonstrate that these theories make a difference in the courtroom, the boardroom, and the rest of the real world. Cases and materials chosen are carefully edited for teaching and efficient coverage. Introduces students to basic accounting and evaluation concepts, the requirements for issuing shares, closely held enterprises, and publicly held corporations. Also covers the various classes of securities from common stock to options and derivatives. Deals with mergers and acquisitions and corporate practice.