Law of Corporations and Other Business Organizations

ISBN-10: 1435425774

ISBN-13: 9781435425774

Edition: 5th 2010

Authors: Angela Schneeman

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List price: $190.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 2/25/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 864
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.432
Language: English

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.

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Table of Cases
Introduction to Agency and Business Organizations
Agency Concepts and Definitions
General Agent
Special Agent
Principal Master and Servant Independent Contractor
Power of Attorney
Agency Creation
Elements of an Agency Relationship
Consent of the Parties
Capacity of the Parties to Act No Written Agreement
Required No Exchange of Consideration
Required Proper Purpose
Creating the Agency Relationship
Express Agreement Implied
Agreement Conduct of the Principal/Agent Ratification Estoppel
Agency Relationship
Agent Authority
Actual Authority
Apparent Authority
Inherent Agency Authority
Agent+s Duties to the Principal Duty to Perform Reasonable
Care Fiduciary
Duty Remedies Available to Principal
Principal+s Duties to the Agent
Duty to Compensate
Duty to Cooperate
Duty of Care Indemnification
Principal+S Liability To Third Parties
Principal+s Liability under Contracts
Liability of the Principal for Torts of the Agent
Respondeat Superior Acts
Intended by the Principal Negligence or Recklessness by the Principal
Agent+S Liability To Third Parties
Agent+s Liability to Third Parties under Contracts
Agent+s Liability for Torts and Crimes
Agency Termination
Expiration of Agency
Term Fulfillment of Agency Purpose
Death or Incapacity of Principal or Agent
Change in Circumstances+Impossibility of Performance
Act or Agreement of the Parties Renunciation by Agent
Revocation of Authority by Principal Termination of Apparent Authority
Agency And Business Organizations
Business Organizations as Entities Sole
Proprietorships General Partnerships and Limited Liability Partnerships
Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability
Limited Partnerships
Limited Liability Companies Corporations
The Paralegal+S Role
Agency Treatises Online Resources on Agency Law Online Companion
Sole Proprietorships
Sole Proprietorship Defined
Sole Proprietorships In The United States
Advantages Of Doing Business As A Sole Proprietor
Full Management Authority
Minimal Formalities and Regulatory and Reporting Requirements
Low Cost of Organization
Income Tax Benefits
Ease of Discontinuing Business
Disadvantages Of Doing Business As A Sole Proprietor
Unlimited Liability Lack of Business
Continuity No Diversity in Management Limited
Ability to Attract Highly Qualified Employees
Difficulty in Transferring Proprietary
Interest Limited Ability to Raise Capital
Operation Of The Sole Proprietorship
Using an Assumed Name, Trade Name, or Fictitious Name
Hiring Employees and Using Tax
Identification Numbers
Sales Tax Permits
Licensing Registering
Intellectual Property
The Paralegal+S Role
United States
Small Business Administration
State and Local Government Offices
State Statutes Secretaries of State and State Tax Information Internal Revenue Service
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Additional Online Information and Advice for Sole Proprietors and Small Business
Owners Online Companion
General Partnerships
An Introduction To General Partnerships
Partnership Defined Partnerships in the United States Law Governi
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