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215C Business Associations (3)

Students who have previously taken Law 215, Business Associations, or who plan to take Business Associations for 4 units may not take this course. The course begins with an introduction to the law of enterprise organization.  It then discusses three basic business structures:  agency, partnership, and corporation.  This overview is followed by consideration of creditor rights.  Focus then shifts to understanding a series of complex restraints on public corporations, including shareholder voting, fiduciary obligations, shareholder litigation, control transactions, and mergers & acquisitions.  The course concludes with an introduction to disclosure and insider trading laws.

Final Assessment: Exam