Business Associations (LAW-611-002)
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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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COMMENTARIES AND CASES ON THE LAW OF BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS (Allen), Edition: Fifth (2016), Authors: William T. Allen and Rainier Kraakman, Series: Aspen Casebook Series, Hardcover: 784 pages, Publisher: Wolters Kluwer, Language: English, ISBN-10: 1454870613, ISBN-13: 978-1454870616
STATUTORY SUPPLEMENT TO COMMENTARIES AND CASES ON THE LAW OF BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS (Supp), Edition: 2016-2017, Author: William T. Allen, Paperback: 556 pages, Publisher: Wolters Kluwer, ISBN-10: 1454840544, ISBN-13: 978-1454840541
CORPORATIONS: EXAMPLES AND EXPLANATIONS (Palmiter)Note that you have free access to this source (as a searchable PDF) on Wolters Kluwer, which is provided to you by Pence Law Library., Edition: Eighth (2015), Author: Alan R. Palmiter, Series: Examples & Explanations, Paperback: 864 pages, Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, Language: English, ISBN-10: 1454850167, ISBN-13: 978-1454850168
DEAR CHAIRMAN: SHAREHOLDER BATTLES AND THE RISE OF SHAREHOLDER ACTIVISM, Used copies are available cheap on Amazon., Author: Jeff Gramm, Publisher: Harper Business (2016). Edition: Either Hardback or Kindle, ISBN-13: 978-0062369833
Additional Course Materials on MyWCL Class Webpage
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First Class Readings
Palmiter : 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3 (stop at Examples and Explanations), 2.0, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 (stop at Examples and Explanations)
Allen : None
Supp : None
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