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Cases and Materials on Corporations

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ISBN-10: 1454802960

ISBN-13: 9781454802969

Edition: 4th 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Jesse H. Choper, John C. Coffee, Ronald J. Gilson

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This challenging casebook from a venerated author team is characterized by itsrichness and depth. A range of thoroughly developed topics allows instructorsto delve into topics with as much detail as they wish. Comprehensive materialcovers both public and closely held corporations. A powerful introductorychapter sets out the defining characteristics of a corporation: limitedliability, perpetual existence, free transferability, and centralizedmanagement. Cases and Materials on Corporations follows a thematicframework, examining corporate law in the context of the corporation’sresponsibilities to its own constituents and investors, as well as to society.Strong casebook pedagogy includes text notes, statutory material, excerptedcommentary, problems, questions, and edited casesThe Eighth Edition introduces a number of new main cases that have beenrecently decided, including: Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. v. Siracusano; EricaP. John Fund v. Halliburton Co.; Crown EMAK Partners, LLC v. Kurz(Delaware Supreme Court); Gantler v. Stephens (Delaware Supreme Court);and Airgas, Inc. v. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (Delaware SupremeCourt.) A focus on the Dodd-Frank legislation shows its impact on "proxyaccess" and "say on pay" advisory votes. Updated material on market efficiencyreflects an analysis of the housing bubble and financial crisis.Features:Richness and depthrange of thoroughly developed topics allows instructor flexibilitycomprehensive on both public and closely held corporationStrong introductory chapter defining characteristics of a corporationlimited liabilityperpetual existencefree transferabilitycentralized managementThematic frameworkexamines corporate law in the context of the corporation’s responsibilities toconstituents, investors, and societyTraditional casebook pedagogy text notes statutory material excerptedcommentary problems and questions edited casesThoroughly updated, the revised Eighth Edition presents:New main cases, recently decidedMatrixx Initiatives, Inc. v. SiracusanoErica P. John Fund v. Halliburton Co.Crown EMAK Partners, LLC v. Kurz (Delaware Supreme Court)Gantler v. Stephens (Delaware Supreme Court)Airgas, Inc. v. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (Delaware SupremeCourt)Focus on the impact of Dodd-Frank legislation on"proxy access" and "sayon pay" advisory votesUpdated material on market efficiencyanalysis of the housing bubble and financial crisis
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Book details

List price: $268.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 5/13/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1200
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 4.048
Language: English

Summary of Contents
Basic Norms and Duties for Management of Corporations
An Introduction to Corporate Finance
Forming the Corporation
Corporate Disclosure and Securities Fraud
Voting and Corporate Control
Business Organization for the Smaller Enterprise: Partnerships, Close Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, and Other Non-corporate Forms
Shareholders' Suits
Corporate Acquisitions, Takeovers, and Control Transactions