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607.01 - Business Associations
Professor: Vincene Verdun
Semester: 2012 Winter
Second Writing Requirement? No
Professional Responsibility? No
Means of Assessment: Exam, Class Participation, and Discussion
Special Notes: Second-Year Priority Course. Rising 3Ls are NOT permitted to register for this course until a date to be announced later.
There are no special prerequisites for this course. Feel free to enroll even if you do not think you are particularly acclimated to business. It may grow on you. The class will start with a look at alternative forms of organization; the sole proprietorship, joint ventures, limited liability companies, and partnerships. This will be followed by a brief treatment of agency and employment relationships. The remainder and bulk of the course will focus upon the law of corporations. Some topics include: The Corporate Management Hierarchy; Corporate Social Responsibility; the Fiduciary Obligations of Corporate Executives; Federal Regulation of Insider Trading in Securities.
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