Course about the legal structure and characteristics of business corporations. Topics include the promotion and formation of corporations; the distribution of power between management and shareholders; the limitations on management powers imposed by state law fiduciary duties and federal securities laws; shareholder derivative suits; capital structure and financing of corporations; and fundamental changes in corporate structure, such as mergers and sales of assets. The course serves as a PREREQUISITE to advanced courses. GRADING NOTICE: The CR/NC/H option is not offered in Professor Walker or Professor Tung's sections.
Fall 2016: LAW JD 816 , Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
A1Stephen G. Marks4Tue,Thu2:10 pm - 4:10 pm
Fall 2016: LAW JD 816 , Sep 7th to Dec 7th 2016
W1David I. Walker4Mon,Wed8:30 am - 10:30 am
Spring 2017: LAW JD 816 , Jan 18th to Apr 26th 2017
M1Stephen G. Marks4Mon,Wed10:40 am - 12:40 pm