Spring 2018
5421 Business Organizations - NELSON- 19074

Professor(s): James Nelson (FACULTY)

Credits: 4

Course Areas: Business and Commercial Law 

Time: 10:30a-12:00p  MTWLocation: 144  BLB

Course Outline: This course surveys the law governing business organizations. It examines the role of legal rules in structuring economic relationships among shareholders, management, creditors, and other participants in modern businesses. Topics covered include the law of agency, the law of partnership, corporate formation, creditor protection, shareholder voting, fiduciary duties, and insider trading. The course will consider various forms of business organization, but the primary emphasis will be on publicly traded corporations.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   

Prerequisites:  

First Day Assignments: Business Organizations: For the first week of class, please read pp. 7-32 in the casebook (along with any relevant statutory provisions noted in that material).

Final Exam Schedule: 05/08 9am-1pm  240 TU2  211 TU2  

This course will have:
Exam:
Paper:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: no

Bar Course: Yes

Course Materials (10/19/2017 9:24:04 AM)

Book(s) Required


COMMENTARIES+CASES ON LAW OF BUS.ORG. | Edition: 5TH 16
Author:ALLEN
ISBN:9781454870616
Publisher:W KLUWER

COMMENTARIES+CASES ON LAW BUS.ORG 16-17 | Edition: 16
Author:ALLEN
ISBN:9781454840541
Publisher:W KLUWER