Course Details

Business Associations I

This course provides an introduction to the law that governs unincorporated business associations, limited liability companies and corporations. The course begins with the law of agency, which provides the foundation for discussion of the most common business associations: partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations. Following agency, the course will address partnerships, with particular attention to applicable fiduciary duties and the relationship among partners. After partnerships, the course will briefly address limited liability companies. Following limited liability companies, the course examines corporations. In considering corporations, their shareholders and their boards of directors, the course explores limited liability and piercing the corporate veil, the business judgment rule, and fiduciary duties.

Catalog Number: BUSCOM 803-L


Course History

Summer 2017
Title: Business Associations I
Faculty: Barron, Esther S. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 30     Actual: 15

Summer 2016
Title: Business Associations I
Faculty: Barron, Esther S. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 30     Actual: 14