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Spring 2020
5421 Business Organizations - NELSON- 18466

Professor(s): James Nelson (FACULTY)

Credits: 4

Course Areas: Business and Commercial Law 

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


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 (10/30/2019 10:07:42 AM)

Book(s) Required

Commentaries and Cases on the Law of Business Organization, Fifth Edition

William T. Allen and Reinier Kraakman

ISBN: 9781454870616

Edition: 5

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer

Published: 3/7/2016

Commentaries and Cases on the Law of Business Organizations: 2016-2017 Statutory Supplement (Supplements)

ISBN-13: 9781454840541

ISBN-10: 1454840544

Author: William T. Allen

Edition: 6

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer

Published: May 2016