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  • Creator Alan R. Palmiter, Howard L. Oleck Professor of Business Law, Wake Forest University
  • Format Books
  • Publication
    • Eighth edition
    • New York : Wolters Kluwer, 2015
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xxxiv, 841 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • ISBNs 1454850167, 9781454850168
  • OCLC ocn899138001

Notes

  • Includes index.

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
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