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Corporations : Examples & Explanations

Alan R. Palmiter, Howard L. Oleck Professor of Business Law, Wake Forest University
Format
Book
Published
New York : Wolters Kluwer, 2015.
Edition
Eighth edition
Language
English
Variant Title
Corporations : examples and explanations
Series
Examples & Explanations
Examples & Explanations Series
ISBN
9781454850168, 1454850167
Contents
  • The corporation : an overview
  • Choice of organizational form
  • Incorporation : how, where, and what
  • Financial rights in corporation
  • Federal regulation of securities offerings
  • Shareholders' role in corporate governance
  • Voting structure
  • Judicial protection of voting rights
  • Federal regulation of proxy voting
  • Proxy fraud
  • Corporate fiduciary duties : an introduction
  • Duty of care and the business judgment rule
  • Duty of loyalty : self-dealing transactions
  • Executive compensation
  • Indemnification and insurance
  • Corporate opportunities and unfair competition
  • Duties of controlling shareholders (Corporate Groups)
  • Shareholder litigation
  • Share transferability : an introduction
  • Limitations on control sales
  • Disclosure in securities trading markets
  • Securities fraud : rule 10b-5
  • Insider trading
  • Section 16(b) : disgorgement of short-swing profits
  • Control dilemma in close corporation
  • Planning in close corporation
  • Dispute resolution in close corporations
  • Rule of limited liability
  • Liability during incorporation process
  • Authority to bind the corporation
  • Limitations on corporate distributions
  • Piercing the corporate veil
  • Statutory recognition of corporation
  • Takeovers : an introduction
  • Internal fundamental changes
  • Corporate combinations
  • Appraisal remedy
  • Federal regulation of tender offers
  • Takeover defenses.
Description
xxxiv, 841 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Notes
Includes an index.
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