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Business Organizations and Corporate Law
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 744

Business Organizations and Corporate Law

  • Categories: Law

Business Organizations and Corporate Law is a text designed for the paralegal student. The unique perspective of this text was created specifically with the student in mind and focuses on being reader-friendly and paralegal centered. There is a strong emphasis on the role of the paralegal in helping to create different business organizations, and the focus is on building a strong foundation on theory followed up with reinforcing practical examples and applications. There are learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter to clarify the goal of the chapter, and important terms are bolded and defined upon first use in order to highlight legal terminology. Ethical blocks were created to e...

The Economic Structure of Corporate Law
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 370

The Economic Structure of Corporate Law

  • Categories: Law

This text argues that the rules and practices of corporate law mimic contractual provisions that parties involved in corporate enterprise would reach if they always bargained at zero cost and flawlessly enforced their agreements. It states that corporate l

Essential Corporate Law
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 114

Essential Corporate Law

  • Categories: Law

This book provides a clear and concise guide to the key elements of corporate law. The books in the Essential series are a helpful revision aid for law students, primarily at undergraduate level, but they will also be helpful to any students studying law as part of their course.

What Do Lawyers Do?
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 212

What Do Lawyers Do?

  • Categories: Law

A legal scholar and sociologist, John Flood spent years observing a large law firm from the inside--much like an embedded journalist, but with the perspective of a researcher on the theory and practice of legal organizations. What John Flood found and analyzed resulted in a study that has been cited by many scholars over the years as the ultimate account of the inner workings of a corporate law firm, including its relations with clients, employees, and the broader profession. Further, using four detailed case studies, he showed how the construction of legal information and problems depended heavily on the role and specialization of the lawyer and the power of the client. Now in its Second Ed...

The Genius of American Corporate Law
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 151

The Genius of American Corporate Law

The author examines the structure of the corporate charter market, the impact of takeover regulation and federal securities law, and the spreading of criminalization of corporate duties.

Vault Guide to Corporate Law Careers
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 167

Vault Guide to Corporate Law Careers

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2003
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  • Publisher: Vault Inc.

This Vault career guide provides law students and legal professionals with an inside look at careers in corporate law.

The Failure of Corporate Law
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 560

The Failure of Corporate Law

When used in conjunction with corporations, the term ''public'' is misleading. Anyone can purchase shares of stock, but public corporations themselves are uninhibited by a sense of societal obligation or strict public oversight. In fact, managers of most large firms are prohibited by law from taking into account the interests of the public in decision making, if doing so hurts shareholders. But this has not always been the case, as until the beginning of the twentieth century, public corporations were deemed to have important civic responsibilities. With The Failure of Corporate Law, Kent Greenfield hopes to return corporate law to a system in which the public has a greater say in how firms ...

After Enron
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 728

After Enron

  • Categories: Law

At the end of the twentieth century it was thought by many that the Anglo-American system of corporate governance was performing effectively and some observers claimed to see an international trend towards convergence around this model. There can be no denying that the recent corporate governance crisis in the US has caused many to question their faith in this view. This collection of essays provides a comprehensive attempt to answer the following questions: firstly, what went wrong - when and why do markets misprice the value of firms, and what was wrong with the incentives set by Enron? Secondly, what has been done in response, and how well will it work - including essays on the Sarbanes-O...

The Anatomy of Corporate Law
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 352

The Anatomy of Corporate Law

  • Categories: Law

This is the long-awaited third edition of this highly regarded comparative overview of corporate law. This edition has been comprehensively revised and updated to reflect the profound changes in corporate law and governance practices that have taken place since the previous edition. These include numerous regulatory changes following the financial crisis of 2007-09 and the changing landscape of governance, especially in the US, with the ever more central role of institutional investors as (active) owners of corporations. The geographic scope of the coverage has been broadened to include an important emerging economy, Brazil. In addition, the book now incorporates analysis of the burgeoning u...

Corporate Law
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 368

Corporate Law

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2016-05
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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