Corporations

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Fall 2012 Course
Meets: W, Th, F 8:10am - 9:30am in Austin Hall Room 101 - East
4 classroom credits

This course surveys the role of legal controls on business organizations with emphasis on the control of managers in publicly held corporations. Topics include asset partitioning, fiduciary duties, shareholder voting, derivative suits, executive compensation, and control transactions.

Students should have a familiarity with rudimentary accounting and finance concepts at the level of Analytical Methods for Lawyers. Please consult the syllabus of Analytical Methods if you are unsure whether your background is sufficient.

Subject Areas: Business Organization, Commercial Law, and Finance , Regulatory Law .