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Spring 2015
5421 Business Organizations - RAGAZZO-

Professor(s): Robert Ragazzo (FACULTY)

Credits: 4

Course Areas: Business and Commercial Law 

Time: 9:00a-10:05a MW  9:00a-10:10a TLocation:  

Course Outline: Business Organizations: This course surveys the law of agency and the various forms of business organization, including partnerships, limited partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies. The heaviest emphasis is on the law of corporations. The course focuses on corporate organization and operation and considers the duties of directors, officers, and controlling shareholders. The course also addresses two portions of the federal securities laws applicable to publicly held corporations: the insider trading and proxy rules under Sections 10(b) and 14(a) of the Securities Exchange Act. Finally, the course considers the law relevant to corporate combinations.

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Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No