Business Associations (LAW-611-002)
Jan. 11 is cancelled and will be rescheduled or recorded.
This course will cover a number of topics, including rules of agency law, corporate formation, corporate identity, rights of creditors, fiduciary duties, corporate governance, executive compensation, mergers and acquisitions and securities fraud. With regard to issues relating to large, publicly-held corporations, we will focus on Delaware law. We will also consider the effect of federal laws on corporate governance.
Textbooks and Other Materials
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Required: Klein, Ramseyer, and Bainbridge's Business Associations, Cases and Materials on Agency, Partnerships, LLCs, and Corporations, 9th Edition, 2015, Foundation Press.
To gain to assess to the casebook’s assessment questions, students can purchase the Learning Library (the online features) from West Academic’s website westacademic.com for $35.Recommended: Klein, Ramseyer, Bainbridge, Business Associations, Cases and Materials on Agency, Partnerships, LLCs, and Corporations– 2017 Statutes and Rules.
First Class Readings
Introduction/Who is an agent?
Read Ch. 1, § 1 and problems
Rstmt Agency 2d §§ 1, 2, 7, 8, 8A, 8B, 26, 27, 82, 219, 220, 228, 229
Rstmt Agency 3d §§ 1.01-1.04, 2.01-2.07, 3.01-3.03
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