Corporations I

Course Description

Covers the formation and structure of corporations, analysis of common corporate documents, initial and amended articles of incorporation, by-laws, meetings and minutes, initial stock-issuance documents, documents relating to internal management of corporate affairs, stock options, buy/sell agreements, resolutions, stock dividends and splits, and liquidation and dissolution.

Learning Outcomes

  • Examine and explain corporate formation and structure.
  • Analyze common corporate documents, including initial and amended articles of incorporation, by-laws, minutes of first meetings, initial stock issuance documents, and waivers and notices of meetings, stock options, buy/sell agreements, and resolutions.
  • Distinguish between the processes of corporate liquidation and dissolution.
  • Analyze how ethical rules apply to paralegals in a corporate law practice.

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