Business Associations (Online) (LAW-611-E001)
This course meets live online on Wednesday nights. Additional asynchronous time/material will be required every week. See syllabus for more information.
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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KLEIN, RAMSEYER & BAINBRIDGE, BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS: CASES ANDMATERIALS ON AGENCY, PARTNERSHIPS, LLCS, AND CORPORATIONS (TENTH EDITION).
First Class Readings
First Week: Agency and Partnerships
- Gorton v Doty (page 1)
- Mill Street Church of Christ v Hogan (page 13)
- Three-Seventy Leasing Corporation v Ampex Corporation (page 17)
- Atlantic Salmon A/S v Curran (page 32)
- Murphy v Holiday Inns, Inc. (page 42)
- Reading v Regem (page 72)
- Rash v J.V. Intermediate (page 76)
- Walkovszky v Carlton (page (page 198)
- Sea-Land Services, Inc. v Pepper Source (page 204)
- Fenwick v Unemployment Compensation Commission (page 83)
- Martin v Peyton (page 88)
- Young v Jones (page 98)
- Meinhard v Salmon (page 101)
- Meehan v Shaughnessy (page 114)
- Lawlis v Kightlinger & Gray (page 122)
- National Biscuit Company v Stroud (page 130)
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