Course Description

Business Organizations I - LAW770
3 Credits

This required course introduces students to the law of agency, partnership, limited partnership, joint ventures, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, and other forms of business enterprise. It also provides an introduction to the formation and financing of the corporation and a close examination of the New York Business Corporation Law. Emphasis is placed on the choice of business form; capital structure and sale of stock under the relevant federal and state law; management; the role of enterprise in society; and issues concerning the closely held corporation. (Required.)