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Business Associations/Corporations I
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Type

LEC

Credits

4 cr.

Prerequisites

None

PLEASE NOTE: Students may NOT earn credit if they have already taken Law 6012 or 6072 Corporations.

Student Year

2L/3L

Description:

The initial part of this course is an introduction to the general law of multi-person unincorporated business organizations, principally partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability companies. Matters covered include the procedures for forming such organizations and the rights and obligations of the participants as among themselves and with respect to third persons. The remaining class hours constitute the first portion of the basic Corporations course, and will cover such matters as corporate organization; the distribution of powers among the corporate board of directors, its officers and its stockholders; the proxy system; control devices in the close corporation; and the fiduciary duties of directors, officers and controlling shareholders. Matters dealing with "corporate finance" (issuance of shares, payment of dividends, and corporate reorganizations) are covered in Advanced Corporate Law.

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Fall 2015: Business Associations/Corporations I

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Type

LEC

Credits

4

Prerequisites

None

PLEASE NOTE: Students may NOT earn credit if they have already taken Law 6012 or 6072 Corporations.

Student Year

2L/3L

Syllabus

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Details:

(see course description, above)

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Fall 2015: Business Associations/Corporations I

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Type

LEC

Credits

4

Prerequisites

None

PLEASE NOTE: Students may NOT earn credit if they have already taken Law 6012 or 6072 Corporations.

Student Year

2L/3L

Syllabus

Available on Inside.Law Access restricted resource icon

Details:

There are two unique features about this section that you need to consider. First, the final exam will be objective in nature, that is, multiple choice and true/false. If you do not want to take an objective exam, you should consider another section. Second, use of computers and other electronic devices or media are prohibited except for class-related functions, that is, taking notes or accessing TWEN materials, except when otherwise explicitly authorized by me. For example, web surfing, emailing, texting, playing electronic games and other uses of electronic media are strictly prohibited. You must agree to adhere to this class rule to be in this section. If you cannot comport with this policy, do not enroll in this section.

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Fall 2014: Business Associations/Corporations I

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Type

LEC

Credits

4

Prerequisites

None

PLEASE NOTE: Students may NOT earn credit if they have already taken Law 6012 or 6072 Corporations.

Student Year

2L/3L

Details:

(see course description, above)

(no readings)

Fall 2014: Business Associations/Corporations I

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Type

LEC

Credits

4

Prerequisites

None

PLEASE NOTE: Students may NOT earn credit if they have already taken Law 6012 or 6072 Corporations.

Student Year

2L/3L

Syllabus

Available on Inside.Law Access restricted resource icon

Details:

(see course description, above)

(no readings)

Summer 2014: Business Associations/Corporations I

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Type

LEC

Credits

4

Student Year

2L/3L

Details:

The initial part of this course is an introduction to the general law of multi-person unincorporated business organizations, principally partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability companies. Matters covered include the procedures for forming such organizations and the rights and obligations of the participants as among themselves and with respect to third persons. The remaining class hours constitute the first portion of the basic Corporations course, and will cover such matters as corporate organization; the distribution of powers among the corporate board of directors, its officers and its stockholders; the proxy system; control devices in the close corporation; and the fiduciary duties of directors, officers and controlling shareholders. Matters dealing with "corporate finance" (issuance of shares, payment of dividends, and corporate reorganizations) are covered in Advanced Corporate Law.

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Fall 2013: Business Associations/Corporations I

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Type

LEC

Credits

4

Student Year

2L/3L

TWEN

lawschool.westlaw.com... courseid=117133

Details:

Assignment. 1: Pages 15 through 38 of the Casebook.

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Fall 2013: Business Associations/Corporations I

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Type

LEC

Credits

4

Student Year

2L/3L

TWEN

lawschool.westlaw.com... courseid=156326

Syllabus

Available on Inside.Law Access restricted resource icon

Details:

The initial part of this course is an introduction to the general law of unincorporated business organizations, principally partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability companies. This course then turns to corporate law, considering both closely-held and public corporations. Among the matters covered are fiduciary duties in both types of corporations, corporate governance (including the proxy process and shareholder activism generally), and some basic law governing mergers and acquisitions and takeovers.

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