Completely revised and updated, conversational in tone, the book features hypotheticals to illustrate key concepts. Comprehensive yet concise, it addresses the theory of the firm as well as the nuts-and-bolts of corporate law, including separate consideration of specialized issues raised by closely-held and public corporations. With updated discussion of Sarbanes-Oxley, Rule 10b-5, and Section 16(b), it gives broad background. Financial concepts are explained with helpful examples, so that even sociology majors need not fear them.
The study of business organizations is, broadly speaking, a study of how people engage in business and, more importantly, how the law facilitates and regulates the operation of such businesses. Written in a clear and informative style, and chock full of examples and illustrations, Freer and Moll's Business Organizations examines the legal rules and doctrines associated with running a business – from formation to dissolution to everything in between. These rules and doctrines are explored within the context of the various organizational forms in which a business may be operated. Thus, reading this book will provide you with a solid grounding in the law of agency, general partnerships, corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, and limited liability companies.
Black Letter Outlines are designed to help a law student recognize and understand the basic principles and issues of law covered in a law school course. Black Letter Outlines can be used both as a study aid when preparing for classes and as a review of the subject matter when studying for an examination. Each Black Letter Outline is written by experienced law school professors who are recognized national authorities in their subject area.
Freer and Redish’s Black Letter Outline on Federal Courts is a tool for the law student or practitioner who wishes to gain a comprehensive understanding of the basic principles of federal jurisdiction and issues of law that arise in determining whether a case is properly in the federal court. This edition will assist in sorting the various rules and constitutional interpretations that serve as guidelines for getting a particular case in the proper forum. It includes a text correlation chart cross-referenced to the leading casebooks on federal jurisdiction. You’ll find numerous examples, short questions and answers, a practice examination, a table of cases, and a glossary of important terms.
Completely revised and updated, and conversational in tone, this book features illustrative hypotheticals. It is comprehensive but concise, with organization following the life cycle of the corporation-from formation through dissolution. It addresses the theory of the firm and the nuts-and-bolts of corporate law, including special issues raised in closely held and public corporations. Up-to-date discussion of Sarbanes-Oxley and federal securities law provide broad background. Even sociology majors need not fear the discussion of financial concepts, which are set up with helpful examples.