Fall 2014 Course Schedule

Business Associations (LAW-611-002)

Meets: 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM (TTh) - Room 602

Enrolled: 61 / Limit: 80

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Please Note: Professor Mary Siegel is listed as Mary Trotter on the AU bookstore website.


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. Topics include the creation of general and limited partnerships, LLPs and LLCs, as well as agency principles relating to the relationship of the owners inter se and 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 the federal securities laws.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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Casebook (Required)
Eisenberg, Corporations and Other Business Associations (2014 Edition), ISBN 9781628100624

Statutory Supplement (Required)
Eisenberg & Cox, Business Associations: Cases and Materials (11th Edition), ISBN 9781609304355

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First Class Readings

For Tuesday, 8/26/14, please read the first two items on page 4 of the Course Memorandum (The Fiduciary Relationship; Agency). The Course Memorandum can be downloaded in MS Word format at the link below.


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