The Law of Corporations and Other Business Organizations / Edition 6

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Overview

THE LAW OF CORPORATIONS AND OTHER BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS, 6th Edition deciphers the complex substantive and procedural laws surrounding U.S. business entities today. Focusing on corporations, sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability partnerships, and limited liability entities, the text explains the law and the theory behind the law while providing practical information that you can take to the office.Financial structures, securities regulations, mergers, and bankruptcy round out the legal discussions, along with special attention paid to the current Uniform Acts and Model Business Corporation Act used by most state legislatures to create state-specific laws. Special features include sample paragraphs, and practical advice that you can use on the job as a corporate paralegal.

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"I am impressed at the amount of work and research that Ms. Schneeman put into this book. She thoroughly addresses every aspect of business organizations, from agency to corporations. I note that she includes every possible definition, covers all uniform acts and codes, and brings in interesting content as it relates to working as a paralegal in this field of law."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781133019145
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/12/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 784
  • Sales rank: 460,308
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Angela Schneeman is a writer, research specialist, and freelance paralegal. She has worked for law firms, corporate legal departments, and a major accounting firm. The author of five paralegal textbooks, Ms. Schneeman received her Legal Assistant Certificate and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Legal Studies from the University of Minnesota.

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Table of Contents

Preface. Table of Cases. Introduction. 1. Introduction to Agency and Business Organizations. 2. Sole Proprietorships. 3. General Partnerships. 4. Limited Partnerships. 5. Limited Liability Partnerships and Limited Liability Limited Partnerships. 6. Limited Liability Companies. 7. Corporations. 8. Incorporations. 9. The Corporate Organization. 10. The Corporate Financial Structure. 11. Public Corporations and Securities Regulations. 12. Mergers, Acquisitions, and Other Changes to the Corporate Structure. 13. Foreign Corporation Qualification. 14. Corporate Dissolution. 15. Employee Benefit Plans and Employment Agreements. Appendix A: Secretary of State Directory. Appendix B: Workplace Scenario Data. Appendix C: Partnership Agreement Form. Appendix D: Limited Partnership Agreement Form. Appendix E: Limited Liability Company Operating Agreement Form. Appendix F: Corporate Bylaws Forms. Glossary. Index.

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