AUTHORS: Schneeman, Angela - ©2007
The Law of Corporations and Other Business Organizations, fourth edition is the latest edition of this practical and informative book. Created with the paralegal in mind, the main focus of the book is on corporations with other types of business organization also addressed. These include sole proprietorship, general and limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, and limited liability companies. The law of corporations and business organizations is based largely on state law, so the discussions are geared toward the Uniform and Model laws used by most state legislatures. Each chapter includes a multitude of features to help the reader retain the information and learn how to apply it in a professional situation. Those features include sample documents and paragraphs, cases, charts, tables, graphs, and resources. Each chapter also has a special section called “The Paralegal’s Role” that profiles a corporate paralegal, giving insight into the professional responsibilities and tasks, and ending with words of advice. “Ethical Considerations” are featured throughout the book and include discussions specific to the paralegal, covering client confidentiality, conflicts of interest, and insider trading. The chapters conclude with summary questions, practical problems, and workplace scenarios that allow the reader to further explore what they have learned and test their knowledge. With many important updates added to this fourth edition, this book is the definitive resource for the paralegal professional learning about the law of corporations and other business organizations.
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