Higher Education

The Law of Business Organizations, 6th Edition

  • John E. Moye
  • ISBN-10: 1401820190  |  ISBN-13: 9781401820190
  • 888 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1999, 1994
  • © 2005 | Published
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This text is the most definitive guide to the law of business organizations available today. The practical, how-to approach makes it a highly effective training tool for paralegals and a valuable desk reference they can use later in practice. The numerous forms, Internet resources, sample clauses, and substantive explanations of the use of these tools in the practice of business organizations law give students the insight they need to thoroughly comprehend and retain the material. This text has been the primary source for paralegal training for more than 30 years, and this new sixth edition is expanded and improved with all of the most current laws and resources.

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Features and Benefits

  • Current forms and clauses found throughout illustrate the legal rules described
  • Procedural checklists guide students in studying the array of tasks involved in accomplishing client's objectives
  • Representative cases in each chapter illustrate the manner in which courts interpret that area of business law
  • Internet resources for each topic allow for the review of applicable local laws, to obtain forms, and to conduct further research
  • Current laws provide the most modern interpretations of entity law

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Agency in a Business Organization.
Chapter 2: Sole Proprietorship.
Chapter 3: General Partnership.
Chapter 4: Limited Partnership.
Chapter 5: Limited Liablity Company.
Chapter 6: Business Corporation.
Chapter 7: Varaiations on the Corporate Form.
Chapter 8: Formation of a Corporation.
Chapter 9: Corporate Financial Structure.
Chapter 10: Meetings.
Chapter 11: Corporate Dividends and Other Distributions.
Chapter 12: Employment and Compensation.
Chapter 13: Agreements Regarding Ownership.
Chapter 14: Corporations in Foreign Jurisdictions.
Chapter 15: Changes in Corporate Structure and Dissolution.
Part 2: Appendices.
Part 3: Glossary.
Part 4: Index.


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Meet the Author

Author Bio

John E. Moye

John E. Moye is currently a partner in the law firm of Moye, Giles, O'Keefe, Vermeire, & Gorrell, LLP, located in Denver, Colorado.. He is also a member of both the New York and Colorado State Bars. He holds a Doctor of Law with Distinction from the Cornell Law School and held the positions of Professor of Law and Associate Dean at the University of Denver College of Law.