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Law 792-PPP: Advanced Legal Research: Corporate: Home

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This LibGuide is a resource for LAW 792-PPP students. 

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For a review of basic legal research techniques refer to


Advanced Legal Research - Corporate

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Welcome to the LAW 792-PPP LibGuide. This semester you will be introduced to and practice the skills needed to perform legal research in the corporate context.  We will be focusing on a number of topics including: competitive intelligence and SEC forms research,

In addition to the information outlined within this LibGuide, you will find a variety of external links and resources. 

Learning Objectives

1. Successfully retrieve, evaluate, and analyze up-to-date company information

2. Successfully navigate the complex regulatory environment of a particular industry

3. Select and use the appropriate specialized database(s) for a specific practice area

4. Perform competitive intelligence while respecting legal and ethical boundaries

5. Articulate some of the issues arising in due diligence research

6. Integrate legal research and business research skills

7. Demonstrate intermediate skill with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint)

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