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Corporations: Examples & Explanations, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

Corporations: Examples & Explanations, Fourth Edition / Edition 4


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Corporate accounting scandals, insider trading, and executive corruption with new examples straight out of today's headlines this best-selling study guide the most of the popular Examples & Explanations format. Each topic is presented with examples and related questions, followed by answers and explanations. One of the most successful titles in the series, Corporations has been the top study guide in this area for nearly fifteen years, helping thousands of students gain a solid grasp of corporate issues. Now under the hand of a single author, this latest edition covers recent changes in the Model Business Corporation Act, new SEC rules on insider trading, the recent Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and much more.

One of the leading titles in the popular Examples & Explanations Series, this study guide features:

  • proven content and pedagogical format making this one of the best-selling ancillaries in corporate law for over fifteen years
  • masterful explanations of business topics polished through four editions to help students with no business background grasp the intricacies of corporate law
  • comprehensive course support providing ample material on all areas of corporate law The 2003 Edition features new and updated material , including:
  • the race to the bottom thesis with a new treatment of the relationship between deregulation and price wars
  • recent changes in the Model Business Corporation Act covering new director duties, fundamental corporate changes and appraisal rights, and new charts clarifying variances between the old MBCA, the new MBCA, and Delaware statutes
  • new examples from current events such as the accounting and executive compensation scandals at Enron and other companies that resulted in a wave of new legislation and rules
  • new issues and topics in corporate law including the SEC's latest rules on insider trading, the use of dead-hand poison pills to prevent shareholder control and much more
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9780735528109
    Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
    Publication date: 02/28/2003
    Series: Examples and Explanations Series
    Edition description: Older Edition
    Pages: 681
    Product dimensions: 7.06(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.16(d)

    Table of Contents

    • Introduction to Corporate Law
    • Formation of the Corporation
    • Shareholder Voting Rights
    • Corporate Fiduciary Duties
    • Shareholder Liquidity Rights
    • Closely Held Corporation
    • Protection of Corporate Creditors
    • Fundamental Corporate Changes

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