Business Organizations for Paralegals

ISBN-10: 1454808667

ISBN-13: 9781454808664

Edition: 6th 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Deborah E. Bouchoux

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This complete overview of Business Organizations, written specifically forparalegal students, provides a basic and thorough understanding of the varioustypes of business organizations in a format that will not overwhelm students.Comprehensive, yet accessible, Business Organizations for Paralegals, FifthEdition, provides students with the practical knowledge they will need.Paralegal students and instructors have relied on this text for over adecade because of these attributes:Clear presentation designed for the paralegal student, with chaptersthat include an introduction, a complete discussion of the topic, a sectiondevoted to the tasks performed by paralegals, guides to both conventional andInternet resources, discussion questions, and a summary of key featuresEach form of business organization discussed thoroughly, including thenature of the entity, its advantages and disadvantages, the relative ease withwhich it may be formed, its dissolution, and tax consequencesMore in-depth treatment of limited liability partnerships andlimited liability companies than other textsAn entire chapter devoted to securities regulationUseful exhibits and charts that highlight important topics andsample forms that are integrated with the textual discussion throughoutthe bookWeb resources included in each chapter, with references to websites onforming businesses, directions to various forms, and web addresses for eachstate’s Secretary of StateKey terms defined in the margins for easy reference, practice tipsin each chapter that provide pragmatic information for paralegals, listsof relevant websites and of tasks commonly performed by paralegalsInternet questions requiring students to access websites with whichthey will be expected to be familiar on the jobA complete ancillary package, including an instructor’s manual with atest bank and PowerPoint slidesTrue to form, the Fifth Edition is cutting-edge in its coverage:Each chapter includes all new discussion questions, Internet questions,and case illustrationsNew topics include a discussion of the Revised Uniform Limited LiabilityCompany Act in Chapter 6 and Shelf LLCs and Series LLCsChapter 11 discusses new trends in corporate governance, such as themove toward electing boards of directors by majority rather than pluralityvote, the move toward eliminating staggered or classified boards of directors,new SEC rules and regulations, and the availability of proxy materials on theInternetCoverage of the 2008 financial crisis*Instructor's Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only.For more information or to request a copy, please contact Wolter's Kluwer Law& Business at 800.529.7545 or examcopy@wolterskluwer.com.
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Book details

List price: $171.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Publication date: 6/7/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 744
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.432
Language: English

John W. Servos received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University. He teaches the history of science and medicine at Amherst College, where he is the Anson D. Morse Professor of History. His book, Physical Chemistry from Ostwald to Pauling: The Making of a Science in America (Princeton University Press, 1990), was awarded the Pfizer Prize of the History of Science Society in 1991. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and currently serves as president of the History of Science Society.Deborah E. Bouchoux, J.D., is an adjunct faculty member of Georgetown University, where she teaches a variety of topics in the Paralegal Studies Program and serves on the program's advisory board. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law and a member of the State Bar of California (inactive) and District of Columbia Bar (active). She has taught in a number of paralegal programs, including the University of San Diego Paralegal Program and the Paralegal Studies Program at George Washington University. She is the author of nine textbooks in the paralegal field and several articles in national and local paralegal publications.

Summary of Contents
Introduction to Business Organizations and Agency Law
Sole Proprietorships
General Partnerships
Limited Partnerships
Registered Limited Liability Partnerships
Limited Liability Companies
Other Unincorporated Organizations
Introduction to Corporations
Formation of Corporations
Corporate Finances
Corporate Management
Corporate Dividends
Securities Regulation and the Stock Exchanges
Changes in the Corporate Structure and Corporate Combinations
Qualification of Foreign Corporations
Termination of Corporate Existence
Corporate Variations
Employee Compensation and Employment Agreements
Special Topics in Business Law
Secretaries of State and State Corporations Statutes
Uniform Partnership Act (1914)
(Revised) Uniform Partnership Act (1997)
General Partnership Act
Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (1976) with 1985 Amendments
Revised Model Business Corporation Act (Selected Provisions)
Corporate Bylaws
Written Consent in Lieu of the Organizational Meeting
Shareholders' Buy-Sell Agreement
Letter of Intent
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