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
- Limited liability companies
- 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.