WHY PONZI SCHEMES WORK & HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM BEING DEFRAUDED
This course is designed for advanced law students interested in gaining a deep understanding of Ponzi schemes, the psychological and legal mechanics that enable their proliferation, and the preventive measures individuals and organizations can take to avoid falling prey to them. Through a mix of case studies, and legal analysis, students will learn how these fraud schemes operate, their historical context, and the international efforts to combat them.
Understand the historical, sociological, and psychological contexts that make Ponzi schemes successful.
Analyze key laws and regulations regarding Ponzi schemes and securities fraud at the national and international level.
Examine notable case studies and dissect the legal, ethical, and psychological tactics employed.