Business Organizations for Paralegals, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

Business Organizations for Paralegals, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

by Deborah E. Bouchoux
     
 

ISBN-10: 0735557500

ISBN-13: 9780735557505

Pub. Date: 07/28/2006

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

Business Organizations for Paralegals, now in its Fourth Edition , continues to be the comprehensive, easy-reading, real-world text for students, and resource for paralegals.

This definitive resource combines both up-to-date knowledge with student-friendly features for the highest retention:

  • coverage of all types of

Overview

Business Organizations for Paralegals, now in its Fourth Edition , continues to be the comprehensive, easy-reading, real-world text for students, and resource for paralegals.

This definitive resource combines both up-to-date knowledge with student-friendly features for the highest retention:

  • coverage of all types of Business Organizations, providing both a basic and thorough understanding, without overwhelming students
  • clear presentation designed for the paralegal student
  • comprehensive chapters, including tasks performed by paralegals, a guide to both conventional and Internet resources for additional materials and forms, discussion questions, and summary of key features
  • thorough discussions of each of the forms of Business Organizations, including the nature of the entity, its advantages and disadvantages, the relative ease with which it may be formed, its dissolution, and tax consequences
  • easy-on-the-eye exhibits and charts which highlight important topics
  • sample forms integrated with the textual discussion
  • web resources on forming businesses, directions to various forms, and web addresses for each state¿s Secretary of State
  • key terms in annotations for easy reference
  • a complete ancillary package, including an instructor¿s manual with a test bank, and PowerPoint slides

New to the Fourth Edition:

  • forms updated to 2006
  • updated text throughout
  • case summaries illustrating core principles in each chapter
  • "Net Worth" sections in each chapter, listing Internet sites to locate pertinent information
  • Practice Tips which provide useful and pragmatic suggestions for business and corporate practice
  • a discussion of cooperative associations
  • enhanced discussion of the 2001 Uniform Limited Partnership Act and of limited liability limited partnerships
  • discussion of entity domestications (changing the state of organization) and entity conversions (changing the form of a business entity)
  • discussion of new and emerging trends in corporate governance, shareholder activism, and corporate reform
  • enhanced discussion of the key provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
  • discussion of new Bankruptcy provisions effective in 2005

An author website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at http://www.aspenlawschool.com/bouchoux_busorg4

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735557505
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
735
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Summary of Contents


• Introduction to Business Organizations and Agency Law
• Sole Proprietorships
• General Partnerships
• Limited Partnerships
• Registered Limited Liability Partnerships
• Limited Liability Companies
• Other Unincorporated Organizations
• Introduction to Corporations
• Formation of Corporations
• Corporate Finances
• Corporate Management
• Corporate Dividends
• Securities Regulation and the Stock Exchanges
• Changes in the Corporate Structure and Corporate Combinations
• Qualification of Foreign Corporations
• Termination of Corporate Existence
• Corporate Variations
• Employee Compensation and Employment Agreements
• Special Topics in Business Law

Appendix A. Secretaries of State and State Corporations Statutes Appendix B. Uniform Partnership Act (1914) Appendix C. (Revised) Uniform Partnership Act (1997) Appendix D. General Partnership Act Appendix E. Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (1976) with 1985 Amendments Appendix F. Revised Model Business Corporation Act (Selected Provisions) Appendix G. Corporate Bylaws Appendix H. Written Consent in Lieu of the Organizational Meeting Appendix I. Shareholders¿ Buy-Sell Agreement Appendix J. Letter of Intent

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