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Spring 2022
LAW100  B  BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS

Course Description
This course is an introduction to agency, partnerships, LLCs and corporations, with a principal focus on the powers, rights, duties and liabilities of corporate directors, officers and shareholders. Topics will include the formation and financing of corporations, internal structure, corporate governance, the allocation of power among the various participants in the enterprise, basic fiduciary law and shareholder voting. Partnership and LLC law will be addressed principally in comparison to corporate law. In addition to the state corporation laws of several jurisdictions - principally Delaware and Florida (as a Model Act state) - the course will address selected federal securities law issues (such as proxy regulation) and the relationship between state and federal law regarding corporations.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
01-18-2022 - 04-25-2022   TR  3:30 PM-5:15 PM TBD

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered every semester

Course Information

Credits: 4
Pass/Fail Option: Yes
Prerequisite:
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Online Open book exam.
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes:
Bar Course
Course Delivery:
Residential
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Business & Taxation - Basic
Entertainment, Music, & Sports - Related
Government & Regulation - Related
Bar Subject(s):
FLORIDA
Concentration(s):
Business Compliance and Sustainability (Area of Focus)   More information
Business Compliance and Sustainability (Concentration)   More information
The Business of Innovation, Law and Technology: BILT (Concentration)   More information
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: Business Organizations, Cases and Materials, Concise, CasebookPlus
    Textbook Type: Hardcover
    Requirement: Required
    Author: James D. Cox and Melvin A. Eisenberg
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    Edition: 12th Edition
    ISBN: 9781640204584
      
  • Textbook Name: Corporations and Other Business Organizations, Statutes, Rules, Materials, and Forms
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author: James D. Cox and Melvin A. Eisenberg
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    Edition: 2021 Edition
    ISBN: 9781647089023
      
  • Textbook Name: 2021 Supplement to Business Organizations, Cases and Materials, Unabridged and Concise, 12th
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author: James D. Cox and Melvin A. Eisenberg
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    Edition: 2021 Edition
    ISBN: 9781647089054
      

Additional Materials:
Note: Students have the option to purchase a standard copy of the course book, whether rented, used, borrowed, etc. (ISBN 9781683288619) ***AND*** the "learning library" (e-resources) which you can purchase at: https://www.westacademic.com/Learning-Library-Cox-Eisenbergs-Business-Organizations-Cases-Materials-Concise-12th-9781640204607. UM Law Students are welcome to purchase the books through store.westacademic.com. You can use code WAMIAMI to get 15% off casebooks, e-books, and supplements.  
First Class Assignment(s): TBD/None

 
Professor(s)

LEVI, LILI


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: llevi@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-2289
Office: G471