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Spring 2020
5421 Business Organizations - RAGAZZO- 12393

Professor(s): Robert Ragazzo (FACULTY)

Credits: 4

Course Areas: Business and Commercial Law 

Time: 10:30a-12:00p  MTW  Location: 240  BLB

Course Outline: Business Organizations: This course surveys the law of agency and the various forms of business organization, including partnerships, limited partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies. The heaviest emphasis is on the law of corporations. The course focuses on corporate organization and operation and considers the duties of directors, officers, and controlling shareholders. The course also addresses two portions of the federal securities laws applicable to publicly held corporations: the insider trading and proxy rules under Sections 10(b) and 14(a) of the Securities Exchange Act. Finally, the course considers the law relevant to corporate combinations.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 04/29 10am - 2pm     

This course will have:

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

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: Yes

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election:

Course Materials (11/27/2019 11:38:48 AM)

Book(s) Required

The required materials for the course are:
ISBN 9781628101331
Closely Held Business Organizations Cases, Materials and Problems 2d, 2014 Statutory Supplement 2nd
Author: Robert A. Ragazzo; Frances S. Fendler
Publisher: West Academic
Edition: 2nd, Second, 2e Year: 2014 Format: Paperback 1491 pages
ISBN 13: 9781628101331 (978-1-62810-133-1)