Business Organizations: Cases, Problems, and Case Studies

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Aspen Publishers, 2008 - Law - 1033 pages
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Reflecting changes in the structure of contemporary business enterprise, Business Organizations: Cases, Problems, and Case Studies, now in a Second Edition, uses case law, problems, and case studies to examine the role and purview of law in real-life business transactions. This innovative casebook offers: clear descriptions of the development and current state of the law -- up-to-date cases that feature interesting facts, as well as the major must-know cases -- coverage of both modern business structures and growth industries -- engaging business-school-style case studies based on real events encourage in-depth analysis of the application of legal principles in business transactions, and include: extensive facts about the situation and businesses involved -- excerpts from transactional and litigation documents -- short problems that follow selected topics test students understanding of material covered -- separate chapters devoted to limited liability companies and federal securities regulation, including: a detailed case study of Enron and its role in shaping the Sarbanes-Oxley Act -- a rich selection of teaching resources on a password-protected author website : additional transactional and litigation documents related To The cases in the book -- PowerPoints that cover the entire casebook of regular updates -- a detailed and up-to-date Teacher's Manual -- New To The Second Edition: updated materials on Shareholder Proposals -- revised coverage of directors duties, including the Disney case and Stone v. Ritter -- Tooley v. Donaldson on direct versus derivative claims -- new chapter focusing on limited liability companies -- integration of the Restatement (Third) of Agency into Chapter 1 -- A wealth of materials, both in the casebook and on the authors password-protected website, gives you an almost unlimited ability to expand or deepen you exploration of specific topics.

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Contents

The Law of Agency
1
U S v Cyber heat Inc
3
B Agents Fiduciary Duties to Principal
10
Copyright

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Cynthia Williams is Professor of Law at the University of Illinois College of Law. From 2007 to 2009, she held the inaugural Osler Chair in Business Law at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto. Professor Williams is a founder and coordinator of the Network for Sustainable Financial Markets, a global collaboration between academics and market participants.

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