210.02 Business Associations

This course surveys the law providing ground rules for the organization, internal governance, and financing of corporations and other forms of business associations such as partnerships and limited liability companies. Topics include limited liability, fiduciary duties, shareholder voting, derivative suits, control transactions, mergers and acquisitions, public contests, and trading. The emphasis throughout is on the functional analysis of legal rules as one set of constraints on business associations, among others.

Special Notes: 

Note: Law 210 BA will have make-up classes as follows:
Friday, January 13 at 1:45 PM
Saturday, January 21 at 11:10 AM
Saturday, February 11 at 11:10 AM

Spring 2017

Course NumberCourse CreditsEvaluation MethodInstructorMeeting Day/TimesRoom
Scheduled in-class examination
James D. Cox
11:00-12:15 PM
Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW.210.02.Sp17
Email list: LAW.210.02.Sp17@sakai.duke.edu
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