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Corporate Law Stories.

Author: J Mark Ramseyer
Publisher: West Academic, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using 11 pivotal cases that have shaped the evolution of corporate law, internationally renowned scholars explore the people behind the disputes and the forces that led the judges to decide the cases the way they did. From Meinhard v. Salmon to Paramount v. QVC, they unravel the logic (and, often, apparent illogic) of the opinions. Simultaneously amusing and clarifying, the resulting chapters make sense of cases  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Trials, litigation, etc
Cases
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2009499097
(OCoLC)318526158
Online version:
Corporate law stories.
New York, NY : Thomson Reuters/Foundation Press, 2009
(OCoLC)697126399
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Mark Ramseyer
ISBN: 1628109440 9781628109443 9781599414218 159941421X
OCLC Number: 946707430
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; CORPORATE LAW STORIES; Introduction; Chapter 1: The Story of Stokes v. Continental Trust Co.: What'd I Say?; Chapter 2: The Story of Dodge v. Ford Motor Company: Everything Old Is New Again; Chapter 3: The Story of Martin v. Peyton: Rich Investors, Risky Investment, and the Line Between Lenders and Undisclosed Partners; Chapter 4: The Story of Meinhard v. Salmon: Fiduciary Duty's Punctillo; Chapter 5: The Story of Ringling Bros. v. Ringling: Nepotism and Cycling at the Circus Chapter 6: The Story of Francis v. United Jersey Bank: When a Good Story Makes Bad LawChapter 7: The Story of Smith v. Van Gorkom; Chapter 8: The Story of Unocal v. Mesa Petroleum: The Core of Takeover Law; Chapter 9: The Story of Blasius Industries v. Atlas Corp.: Keeping the Electoral Path to Takeovers Clear; Chapter 10: The Story of Paramount Communications v. QVC Network: Everything Is Personal; Chapter 11: The Story of Allis-Chalmers, Caremark, and Stone: The Directors' Evolving Duty to Monitor; Contributors to Corporate Law Stories; Acknowledgements

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Taking eleven pivotal cases that have shaped the evolution of corporate law, internationally renowned scholars explore the people behind the disputes, and the forces that led the judges to decide the  Read more...

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