This course is an introduction to the basic legal rules governing corporations. The course will focus on publicly held corporations. Among the topics covered will be fiduciary duties, conflict-of-interest transactions, executive compensation, reorganizations and control transactions, shareholder voting rights, and shareholder derivative suits. Issues relating to partnerships and securities law may also be reviewed.
A student may not receive credit for both Business Associations for LLMs and Business Associations or Business Associations (Enriched) or Corporations.
3:45 - 5:35 pm
LLM degree course only
Pass/Fail Not Allowed
Business Organizations: A Transactional Approach
- William K. Sjostrom