Essentials of Corporate Law

Course Description

Examines the formation, operation, and dissolution of various types of corporate entities. Introduces students to common corporate documents, securities, and mergers and acquisitions.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss key principles of corporate law.
  • Identify issues in a corporate law problem.
  • Apply key principles of corporate law to resolve legal issues.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with important documents in corporate law, including articles of incorporation, by-laws, minutes, and documents relating to stock, liquidation and dissolution.
  • Understand basic ethical principles applicable to paralegals in a corporate law practice.

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