Fall 2012 Course Schedule

Busnss Assocs (LAW-611-003)
K. Anderson

Meets: 08:00 PM - 09:50 PM (MW) - Room 100

Enrolled: 78 / Limit: 80

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The state laws governing business entities with an analysis of legal and business considerations, including basic tax questions leading to business associations in corporate and unincorporated form. Agency and judiciary principles applied to business associations are analyzed in relation to corporations and partnerships. Topics include the creation of general and limited partnerships; the relationship of the partners inter se, and of the partners and the partnership to third parties; the creation, form, and nature of the closely held corporation; rights and duties of shareholders, directors, and officers; rules relating to dividends and dissolution; and an introduction to applicable provisions of federal securities laws.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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- William Allen, Reinier Kraakman, Guhan Subramanian. Commentaries and Cases on the Law of Business Organization. 3rd edition Aspen (2009) ISBN: 978073558600;
- Document Supplement for Allen, Kraakman, Subramanian. Latest supplement Aspen (2009-2010) ISBN: 9780735584105;
-Arthur Pinto, Douglas M. Branson. Understanding Corporate Law. 3rd edition Lexis Nexis Press. ISBN-10: 1422429598 ISBN-13: 978-1422429594

Strongly Recommended (Buy Used & Cheap):
-James D. Cox & Thomas Lee Hazen, Corporations, 2nd Ed. (Student Treatise) Aspen "Introduction to Law Series) 2003 ISBN-10: 0735525986 ISBN-13: 978-0735525986

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