• Corporations – 6012



Subject Area

Business Law *
Corporate Law
  • Student Year
    1L only
    Course type



Students who have taken this class may not take Law 6072 Corporations or Law 6051 BA/Corps for credit.

This course covers basic rules regulating the creation and operation of corporations.  It covers such matters as corporation 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.  This is a course for first year students only; it differs from the upper-level Business Association/Corporation (BA/Corps) course in that it does not cover the law of multi-person unincorporated business organizations.  That law is covered in more detail in the Unincorporated Business Associations course.



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University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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