Synopses & Reviews
THE LAW OF CORPORATIONS AND OTHER BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS, 6th Edition deciphers the complex substantive and procedural laws surrounding U.S. business entities today. Focusing on corporations, sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability partnerships, and limited liability entities, the text explains the law and the theory behind the law while providing practical information that you can take to the office.Financial structures, securities regulations, mergers, and bankruptcy round out the legal discussions, along with special attention paid to the current Uniform Acts and Model Business Corporation Act used by most state legislatures to create state-specific laws. Special features include sample paragraphs, and practical advice that you can use on the job as a corporate paralegal.
About the Author
Angela Schneeman is a writer, research specialist, and freelance paralegal. She has worked for law firms, corporate legal departments, and a major accounting firm. The author of five paralegal textbooks, Ms. Schneeman received her Legal Assistant Certificate and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Legal Studies from the University of Minnesota.
Table of Contents
Preface. Table of Cases. Introduction. 1. Introduction to Agency and Business Organizations. 2. Sole Proprietorships. 3. General Partnerships. 4. Limited Partnerships. 5. Limited Liability Partnerships and Limited Liability Limited Partnerships. 6. Limited Liability Companies. 7. Corporations. 8. Incorporations. 9. The Corporate Organization. 10. The Corporate Financial Structure. 11. Public Corporations and Securities Regulations. 12. Mergers, Acquisitions, and Other Changes to the Corporate Structure. 13. Foreign Corporation Qualification. 14. Corporate Dissolution. 15. Employee Benefit Plans and Employment Agreements. Appendix A: Secretary of State Directory. Appendix B: Workplace Scenario Data. Appendix C: Partnership Agreement Form. Appendix D: Limited Partnership Agreement Form. Appendix E: Limited Liability Company Operating Agreement Form. Appendix F: Corporate Bylaws Forms. Glossary. Index.