The course examines the law of business organizations. Topics include agency, partnership, limited liability company, and corporate law. The course surveys the characteristics of the various business entities and considerations that drive a business’s choice of entity. It then explores corporations in detail including formation, capital structure, governance, and fiduciary duties.
Business Organizations: Cases, Problems, and Case Studies, Second Edition by D. Gordon Smith, Cynthia A. Williams
Corporations and Other Business Associations: Selected Statutes, Rules, and Forms, 2010 Edition by Charles R. T. O'Kelley, Robert B. Thompson
|Type of Exam||
Multiple choice and essay, open book.
|Basis for grading||
Performance on final exam.