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Call Number: 10825
Course Number: 6310-01
Professor: Shonu V. McEchron
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 3
Semester Offered: Fall
Prerequisites: Students must have completed their first year of law school.
Recommended Courses: None
Course Overview: Business Organizations covers the legal principles essential to litigators and transactional lawyers with respect to both privately and publicly held enterprises. This Course explores the legal considerations in forming, carrying on, and terminating business enterprises. Specifically, this Course deals with the management and control of business enterprises, the liabilities of their owners, and the transferability of ownership interests. This Course will also address the fiduciary duties of management to business associations and their owners, as well as issues arising in suits based on the breach of these duties. This Course will provide an introduction to federal securities laws and state statutory and administrative regulations relevant to agencies, partnerships, corporations, and the limited liability company.
Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum.
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Other Comments: Business Organizations is a prerequisite for Taxation of Business Entities, Business Planning, and Advanced Business Organizations.