Cases and Materials on Corporations, Seventh Edition / Edition 7by Jesse H. Choper
Pub. Date: 03/28/2008
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
The new edition of this rich and challenging casebook continues to provide a matchless examination of corporate law while incorporating important recent developments. Long recognized for the impeccable scholarship of its authors and the thorough development of its topics, CASES AND MATERIALS ON CORPORATIONS sets a strong foundation for understanding the structure, functions, and responsibilities of corporations and other business organizations.
To facilitate effective teaching and learning, CASES AND MATERIALS ON CORPORATIONS, Fifth Edition, encourages effective teaching and learning with:
the insight of a venerated author team
an exceptionally noteworthy introductory chapter, which sets out the defining characteristics of a corporation: limited liability, perpetual existence, free transferability, and centralized management
detailed and wideranging coverage, allowing instructors to delve into topics with as much depth as they wish
a logical thematic framework, emphasizing the corporation's responsibilities to society as well as to its own constituents and investors
an excellent section on corporate finance
careful use of notes, excerpted commentary, problems, questions, edited cases, and statutory material to reinforce important concepts in the text
What's new in the Fifth Edition?
Extensive treatment of limited liability companies and limited liability partnerships.
New developments in insider trading.
Material on the impact of outside directors on corporate performance.
Complete revision of the treatment of indemnification, now including Mayer v. Executive Telecard andRidder v. Cityfed.
A new section on the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act.
Of all the available materials for courses in Corporations or Business Associations, only CASES AND MATERIALS ON CORPORATIONS, Fifth Edition, delivers timely, complete, and authoritative coverage in a flexible format that is easily adapted to your class length and teaching method.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Basic Norms and Duties for Management of Corporations
Chapter 3. An Introduction to Corporate Finance
Chapter 4. Forming the Corporation
Chapter 5. Corporate Disclosure and Securities Fraud
Chapter 6. Voting and Corporate Control
Chapter 7. Business Organization for the Smaller Enterprise: Partnerships, Close Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, and Other Non-Corporate Forms
Chapter 8. Shareholders’ Suits
Chapter 9. Corporate Acquisitions, Takeovers, and Control Transactions
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