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Commentary and Cases on the Law of Business Organizations

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Edition: 5th ed., 2016
Author(s): Allen, Kraakman
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Making the economic concepts that underlie corporate law doctrine understandable and accessible to students takes exceptional teaching and writing skills - such as those possessed by William T. Allen and Reinier Kraakman. In Commentary and Cases on the Law of Business Organizations, this outstanding author team brings clarity and insight to the course, using economic analysis as a tool for understanding business structures and transactions. This new teaching tool is carefully crafted to engage student interest:

Clear and concise introductions and transitional text provide context and meaning;
An excellent selection of cases includes classics such as Kamin v. American Express Co. (exploring the business judgment rule), Walkovszky v. Carlton (limiting shareholder liability for corporate torts), and important recent cases, such as In re Caremark (dealing with the board's responsibility to monitor for wrongdoing) and Paramount Communications Inc. v. QVC Network, Inc. (addressing the board's duty to obtain the highest value for shareholders in a sale of control transaction).

Table of Contents includes:
Introduction to the Law of Enterprise Organization;
Acting Through Others: The Law of Agency;
The Problem of Joint Ownership: The Law of Partnership;
Introduction to the Corporate Form;
Debt, Equity, and Economic Value;
The Protection of Creditors;
Normal Governance: The Voting System;
Normal Governance: The Duty of Care;
Conflict Transactions: The Duty of Loyalty;
Shareholder Lawsuits;
Fundamental Transactions: Mergers and Acquisitions;
Transactions in Control;
Public Contests for Corporate Control;
Trading in the Corporations Securities.

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Author Allen, Kraakman
ISBN 9781454870616
Edition 5th ed., 2016
Publisher Aspen Publishing