Business Planning

Examination of selected legal problems related to the formation and organization, financing, operation, restructuring (shifting ownership interests among shareholders) and purchase and sale of various business enterprises. The various issues require the combined consideration and application of corporate, tax, and securities law, accounting and financial matters, and business consideration and strategies. The problems also raise pertinent questions regarding the relationship between the business client and counsel and attendant problems concerning an attorney's professional responsibility. Students may be expected to prepare research memoranda and draft various legal documents. Prerequisite: Business Organizations.

Course Number: E-338

Credits: 3