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Understanding corporate law

Pinto, Arthur R., author

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  • Creator Arthur R. Pinto, Douglas M. Branson
  • Format Books
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  • Publication
    • Fifth edition
    • Durham, North Carolina : Carolina Academic Press, [2018]
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xix, 569 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • ISBNs 9781531010003, 1531010008, 9781531010010
  • OCLC on1028581961

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction and formation -- Promoters' liability and defective incorporation -- Piercing the corporate veil -- Financing the corporation -- The legal model and corporate governance : theme and the allocation of power under state law -- Mergers and acquisitions -- Introduction to federal regulation and the proxy rules -- Introduction to fiduciary duty : the duty of care, the business judgment rule and good faith -- The duty of loyalty and conflicts of interest -- Controlling shareholders -- Special problems of the closely held corporation -- Hostile tender offers -- SEC Rule 10b-5 disclosure and insider trading -- Corporate litigation
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