Business Associations s.1 2017 Summer

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This course focuses on business organizations: partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations. We will consider the rights, duties, and potential liabilities of the people who own and operate these businesses. These legal concepts are useful whether you work in a corporate law firm, the legal department of a business organization, or in some other capacity in which you have occasion to sue, regulate, or enter into transactions with business organizations. Mostly, the course will be a conventional lecture and discussion format. In addition to teaching you basic legal concepts, however, I want you to understand the role and typical work product of a business lawyer. In that spirit, I will emphasize “planning” exercises in the casebook that simulate the kinds of prospective advice business lawyers are asked to give. Any economic, accounting, or financial concepts that we encounter along the way will be basic, and you do not need any background in these areas.

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Business Associations: Cases and Materials on Agency, Partnerships, LLCs, and Corporations
William A. Klein, J. Mark Ramseyer, and Stephen M Bainbridge
Edition: 9th ed. (2015)
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781609303495
Copyright Date: To Be Determined
Price: To Be Determined

Instructor: Abraham Cable

Units: 3
Meeting Time: MTuWThF 9:00AM-12:00PM
Meeting Location: TBA

Course Start: June 14, 2017
Course End: June 30, 2017

*Subject to change slightly. For the most current course description and details, see the Summer 2017 Schedule of Classes.


Refund Policy

PLE participants may receive a full refund of the registration fee, minus a $100 cancellation fee per course, by submitting a cancellation request by email to the PLE program administrator at lawcourses@berkeley.edu no later than 30 days before the start of the quarter in which the course occurs. Refunds will not be given if cancellation request is received later than 30 days before the quarter begins. See our Policies page for more details.


Special Offer

If you register for 3 or more courses this summer, you qualify for a $1000 discount on your third course.*

To claim your discount:

  • You register and pay for your first 2 courses
  • You email lawcourses@berkeley.edu with the subject “Course Discount” and a message including your name, the titles of the courses for which you are already registered, and the title of the 3rd course you wish to add
  • We email you a promo code
  • You enter the promo code when you pay for your 3rd course

*This discount only applies to the 3rd course you enroll in during a single summer, it can be used only for the purchase of the 3rd course, and cannot be applied retroactively.

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