Corporations

Corporations

Professor J. Mark Ramseyer
Fall 2017 course
Th, F 9:50am - 11:50am in Langdell Hall Langdell North
4 classroom credits

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: In-Class

This course surveys the role of legal controls on business organizations. Aspects of the law of agency, partnership, and closely held corporations are reviewed to highlight continuities and discontinuities with the publicly held corporation. Topics include basic fiduciary law, insider trading, shareholder voting, reorganizations, and control transactions. The emphasis throughout is on the functional analysis of legal rules as one set of constraints on corporate factors among others.

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