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Business OrganizationsClass Term:
Spring Term 2019-2020Catalog Number:
3 (3 Contact, 0 Field)Priority:
Core Course - 2nd Year PriorityFull Year Course:
The final grade is based on an open-book in-class examination.
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.