Law of Business Organizations

Course Code
BL 517
2.25 hours
  • Winter 20 (A)
  • Winter 21 (A)
No credit in LHC 506 or 516 or BL 506 or 516
Law of Business Organizations --- This course provides an introduction to the legal framework in which managers operate a business enterprise. It examines various business relationships and organizations including: - Agency relationships - Partnerships - Limited liability companies - Corporations - Duties of senior management - Rights of shareholders - Rights and duties in the context of transactions for corporate control - Insider trading Because the course focuses on the legal environment in which management decisions are made, legal cases are used in class discussion. .

BL 517 fulfills the MBA Law/Ethics Requirement. Prior to the Fall 2014 term, this course was called LHC 517.

Taught By
Cindy Schipani
  • Merwin H. Waterman Collegiate Professor of Business Administration
  • Professor of Business Law
Cindy A. Schipani's primary research interests are in the area of corporate governance, with a focus on the relationship among directors, officers,...