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Commentaries and Cases on the Law of Business Organization, Fifth Edition

William T. Allen and Reinier Kraakman

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  • ISBN: 9781454889267

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  • Additional Product Details

    Publication Date: 3/7/2016
    Copyright: 2016
    Pages: 752
    ISBNs:
    Hardcover + CasebookConnect: 9781454870616
    Loose-leaf + CasebookConnect: 9781454888871
    Digitial Only CasebookConnect: 9781454889632
    Rental + CasebookConnect: 9781454889267

    Detailed Table of Contents (PDF Download)
    Preface 

    Summary of Contents

    Contents
    Preface
    Acknowledgments
    Introduction 

    1. ACTING THROUGH OTHERS: THE LAW OF AGENCY 
    2. JOINT OWNERSHIP OF A BUSINESS: THE LAW OF PARTNERSHIPS AND LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES 
    3. THE CORPORATE FORM
    4. THE PROTECTION OF CREDITORS 
    5. DEBT, EQUITY, AND ECONOMIC VALUE 
    6. NORMAL GOVERNANCE: THE VOTING SYSTEM 
    7. NORMAL GOVERNANCE: THE DUTY OF CARE 
    8. THE DUTY OF LOYALTY: CONFLICT TRANSACTIONS   
    9. EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION 
    10. SHAREHOLDER LAWSUITS 
    11. TRANSACTIONS IN CONTROL 
    12. FUNDAMENTAL TRANSACTIONS: MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS 
    13. PUBLIC CONTESTS FOR CORPORATE CONTROL 
    14. TRADING IN THE CORPORATION’S SECURITIES 

    Table of Cases 
    Index 

  • Author Information

    William T. Allen

    William T. Allen is the Nusbaum Professor of Law and Business and the Director of the Pollack Center for Law and Business at New York University School of Law. Professor William Allen moved to New York University School of Law in 1997, following twelve years as Chancellor of the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware, widely considered the leading trial court in the US for questions of business and corporation law. At NYU, Allen serves on both the Law School faculty and as Clinical Professor of Business in the Finance Department of the Stern School of Business. At NYU he founded the Pollack Center for Law & Business to serve as a bridge between the students and faculty of the Law School and the Stern School of Business. See www.stern.nyu.edu/clb.

    The author of various articles on corporate law and corporate governance, Allen teaches Corporation Law, Corporate Governance, Law and Business of Investment Banking, and Mergers and Acquisitions at both the Law School and Stern. He organizes a seminar series on Law & Finance at the Stern School in the Spring. Through the Pollack Center for Law & Business Allen originated the Advanged professional Certificate in Law & Business, a summer program to enable law students to get graduate level training in business; organizes a speaker series in which senior business and legal professionals come to campus, and organizes the annual NYU Directors Institute.

    Allen serves as counsel to the New York law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, with whom he consults concerning questions of corporate law and governance.

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    Reinier H. Kraakman

    Reinier H. Kraakman is the Ezra Ripley Thayer Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.

    Research Interests:

    1. Business Law
    2. Comparative Company Law
    3. Corporate Governance
    4. Corporate Takeovers
    5. Limited Liability
    6. Shareholder-derivative Suits
    7. Third-party Enforcement Strategies

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