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George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

Corporate & Securities Law

A guide to the basics of U.S. corporate and securities law.

Practice Centers

Specified areas of Westlaw, Lexis and Bloomberg have been built-out to cull materials specifically for certain practice areas. These sections of these websites, called practice centers, are typically overlooked by students and newer attorneys.  Depending on the platform, you may find practice guides, checklists, chart builders, forms, model agreements and other forms of practical guidance. 

Lexis Corporate and M&A Practice Center.  Practice notes, checklists, forms, sample clauses and secondary sources focusing on corporate issues. Lexis login required.

Lexis Securities Practice Center.  Easy navigation of statutes & regulations, agency materials, cases, focused EDGAR filings and securities law secondary sources. Lexis login required.

Westlaw Business Law Center.  Agency decisions and guidance documents, precedents documents, M&A transaction information and in-depth EDGAR filings platform are some of the areas covered. Westlaw login required.

Bloomberg Securities Pratice Center.  Similar content to Westlaw information above plus SEC enforcement content, searchable securities case dockets and securities law news. Bloomberg login required.