Foundations of Business Organizations for Paralegals / Edition 1

Foundations of Business Organizations for Paralegals / Edition 1

by Margaret E. Bartschi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0766816524

ISBN-13: 9780766816527

Pub. Date: 09/21/2000

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This concise and comprehensive text presents the law of business organizations in an accessible, straight-forward manner. It uses relevant examples from the day-to-day practices of business lawyers and their paralegals. This text covers the four basic business organizations: sole proprietorship, partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies.…  See more details below

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This concise and comprehensive text presents the law of business organizations in an accessible, straight-forward manner. It uses relevant examples from the day-to-day practices of business lawyers and their paralegals. This text covers the four basic business organizations: sole proprietorship, partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies. Users of this text will learn everything they need to know to assist the reviewing attorney in assessing a client's most viable organizational options as well as how to prepare the necessary information and documentation . The text is accompanied by an instructor's guide that provides overhead lecture outlines and exams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766816527
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
09/21/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
397,134
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.92(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents


Preface, Acknowledgments, 1. The Alternatives: A Basic Overview. 2. Choosing a Business Entity. 3. Agency in Business Organizations. Section One: Sole Proprietorships. 4. Sole Proprietorships: A "One-Person Operation". Section Two: Partnerships. 5. Partnerships: Associates for Profit. 6. General Partnerships: The Traditional Partnership. 7. Limited Partnerships: Managers and Investors Working Together. 8. Limited Liability Partnerships: Managers Without Liability. Section Three: Corporations. 9. Corporations: Ownership Without Liability. 10. Formation of a Corporation. 11. Corporate Organizational Structure. 12. Fundamental Changes in Corporate Structure. Section Four: Limited Liability Companies. 13. Limited Liability Companies: Limited Liability with Partnership Taxation. Table of Forms. Appendix A: Secretaries of State. Appendix B: Sample Form Bylaws. Appendix C: Sample Limited Liability Company Operating Agreement.

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