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Corporation Law

James D. Cox and Thomas Lee Hazen
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Chicago, Ill. : American Bar Association, General Pratice, Solo & Small Firm Division, [2012]
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Series
Corporate Counsel Guides
ISBN
9781614385509, 1614385505
Contents
  • Forms of business association : definitions and distinctions
  • The evolution of corporations in England and America
  • The incorporation process
  • The scope of the authorized business and duties to other constituencies
  • The promotion of the corporation
  • Defective formation of corporations and revival of existence
  • The separate corporate entity : privilege and its limitations; piercing the corporate veil
  • Powers of officers and agents; torts and criminal liability of corporations; criminal liability of officers and directors
  • Functions and powers of directors
  • Directors' and officers' duties of care and loyalty
  • Fiduciary duties for executive compensation, corporate opportunities, and controlling stockholders
  • Obligations arising out of transactions in shares
  • Rights and powers of shareholders: inspection rights, voting, and proxies
  • Closely held entities
  • The derivative suit
  • Issuance of shares
  • Liability for watered, bonus, and underpaid shares
  • Capital structure, preferences, and classes of securities
  • Accounting statements and dividend law
  • Dividend distributions: rights, restrictions, and liabilities
  • Repurchases, redemptions and the reduction of capital
  • Corporate combinations
  • Equitable limits on acquisitions and defensive maneuvers
  • Federal and state takeover laws
  • Amendments to the corporate charter
  • Voluntary dissolution, administrative dissolution, and winding up
  • Investor protection: state and federal securities regulation.
Description
1 online resource (xxiii, 655 pages).
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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