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607.01 - Business Associations
Professor: Dale A. Oesterle
Semester: 2010 Winter
Second Writing Requirement? No
Professional Responsibility? No
Means of Assessment: Exam
Special Notes: Second-Year Priority Course
This is an introductory course that covers the basic principles of agency, partnership, and corporate law. It considers issues relating to the selection of a business form (i.e., corporation, partnership, limited partnership or limited liability company) as well as the formation, financing, operation and control of business organizations. The class will cover Delaware General Corporate Law, the Revised Model Business Corporations Act, the Revised Uniform Partnership Act, the Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act, and the Uniform Limited Liability Company Act. Principal focus will be on conducting business in the corporate form. Topics discussed will include the fiduciary duties of officers and directors, as well as shareholders’ rights (including the right to pursue derivative actions). Time permitting, the course will also consider issues relating to the registration and distribution of securities.
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