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The law of corporations in a nutshell

Author: Richard D Freer
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2016] ©2016
Series: Nutshell series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Seventh editionView all editions and formats
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ACompletely 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Study guides
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Freer, Richard D., 1953-
Law of corporations in a nutshell.
St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2016]
(OCoLC)954427461
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard D Freer
ISBN: 9781683282419 1683282418
OCLC Number: 959713837
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 549 pages).
Contents: Modern forms of business and the importance of agency law --
The corporation in theory and in history --
Formation of corporations --
Pre-incorporation transactions and problems of defective incorporation --
The distribution of powers in a corporation --
Shareholders --
Directors --
Officers --
Fiduciary duties --
Special issues in the close corporation --
Special issues in the public corporation --
Financing the corporation --
Dividends and other distributions --
Potential liability in securities transactions --
Derivative litigation --
Fundamental corporate changes.
Series Title: Nutshell series.
Other Titles: Law of corporations
Responsibility: Richard D. Freer (Robert Howell Hall Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law).

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