Corporations (Law & Business)

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LAW6109
Section 1, Spring 24

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 40/64
Credits: 4
Days Time Room Start Date End Date

Tue

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Thu

1130-1330 SL298

Course Description

This course will consider the formation and operation of corporations, partnerships and other business associations. It will examine the roles and duties of those who control businesses and the power of investors to influence those in control. Topics covered include agency, fiduciary duties, mergers and acquisitions, voting rights and insider trading. The course will assume a basic knowledge of corporate finance and accounting and may examine theoretical perspectives on contemporary questions in corporate structure and governance.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): Flex

Description: Flex exam at end of semester.

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: Students in this course are expected to have knowledge and familiarity with basic accounting and corporate finance. Satisfactory completion of Law 6100 and Law 6101 would meet this expectation, but college coursework or work experience could suffice too. If a student has knowledge/familiarity of accounting and corporate finance from other college-level coursework or work experience, but is unsure whether their exposure meets the instructor’s expectations, such students are encouraged to discuss it with the instructor. Concurrencies: None

Exclusive With: Corporations (6103)

Laptops Allowed: Yes

First Day Attendance Required: No

Course Resources: To be announced.

Course Notes: Students in this course are expected to have knowledge and familiarity with basic accounting and corporate finance. Satisfactory completion of Law 6100 and Law 6101 would meet this expectation. If a student has knowledge/familiarity of accounting and corporate finance from other college-level coursework or work experience, but is unsure whether their exposure meets the instructor’s expectations, such students are encouraged to discuss it with the instructor.

Graduation Requirements

Satisfies Understanding Bias/Racism/Cross-Cultural Competency requirement: No

Satisfies Writing Requirement: No

Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No

Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

Additional Course Information

Schedule No.: 124218636

Modified Type: Lecture

Cross Listed: No

Concentrations: Business Organization and Finance

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