LAW 5112: Business Organizations

Course Catalog Number: 
5112
Course Credits: 
3
Course Priority: 
Core Course - 2nd Year Priority
Offering Frequency: 
Every semester
Course Category: 
Standard Courses
Full Year Course: 
No
Course Type: 
Lecture

This elective course surveys the law of modern business organizations, including corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships. The course covers topics such as business planning, corporate governance, fiduciary duties, shareholder liability and rights, as well as transactions in shares. The course also provides exposure to a variety of subjects, including agency, corporate finance, corporate taxation, mergers and acquisitions, and federal securities laws. No exposure to accounting, economics, or finance is necessary or presumed. Due to overlapping subjects, students are not permitted to take this course if they already have taken Agency & Partnership.

Prerequisites: 

Course Offerings

Class Number:
14339
Term:
Fall 2014-15
Professor(s):
Class Number:
14074
Term:
Spring 2014-15
Professor(s):