Corporations

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Spring 2013 Course
Meets: W, Th, F 1:20pm - 2:40pm in Austin Hall Room 100 - North
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. The course begins with an historical view of corporate form followed by a brief review of the law of agency, partnership, and closely held corporations. Topics include basic fiduciary law, shareholder voting, derivative suits, executive compensation, and control transactions. The course takes a critical perspective on corporate law throughout.

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