Business Associations

This is the basic introductory course in business organizations. It considers issues relating to the selection of business form (partnership, limited partnership, corporation, and limited liability company), as well as the formation, financing, operation, and control of business entities. Primary emphasis is placed on conducting business in the corporate form, including closely-held and publicly-held corporations. Issues discussed in connection with public corporations include registration of securities, proxy regulation, and derivative litigation. Corporate Governance is examined in light of the collapse of Enron and other public companies. Problems in the supplementary materials demonstrate how the statutes and common law principles covered in the course apply in a real world setting. A student may not receive credit for both Corporations and Business Associations or Business Associations (Enriched).


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Class Details

Meeting Days Time
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10:30 - 11:20 am
Exam Type Date Time Alpha Range Room
Final 5/2/18

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Not Allowed
Will use floating mean GPA if applicable

Textbooks

  • Statutory Supplement to The Law of Business Organizations - Macey, et al
      West, edition: 13th
      ISBN: 978-1-68328-718-6   (required)
  • The Law of Business Organizations - Macey, et al
      West, edition: 13th
      ISBN: 978-1-63460-813-8   (required)
  • Sales Store Material
          (required)