Courses 2008 - 2009
LAW A 515 Business Organizations
Credits: 4-5, Max 5
Introduction to the law relating to business enterprises. Compares and analyzes sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, and unincorporated associations. Also considers principles of agency in tort and contract that are involved in contracts between business enterprises and the public with which they deal. Specific topics include forms of organization; agency in consensual transactions; partnerships; the corporate form; financial structure of an enterprise; control structure of an enterprise; trading in securities; corporate distributions; and structural changes. (Not open to students who have taken Law A514 Corporations.)
Not offered this academic year.