This course is a didactic inquiry into the law governing American business enterprises. Students will study model, statutory and decisional law related to the formation and dissolution of private, public, close, and limited liability corporations. Students will study the law governing public stock and securities transactions, dividends, mergers and hostile takeovers, and the rights of corporate shareholders. Students will study the respective roles, duties, liabilities, rights, and remedies of shareholders and business decision-makers, including corporate directors, officers, and subordinate employees.
Who Can Take this Course?
- Current students who have successfully passed the First-Year Law Students Examination (FYLSX)
- Students who transferred their First-Year courses from an ABA or Committee Accredited law school.