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A legal guide to United States business organizations : the law of partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies

A legal guide to United States business organizations : the law of partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies

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  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): John Balouziyeh
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Germany
  • Publication Information: Berlin : Springer, 2013
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/a-legal-guide-to-united-states-business-organizations-the-law-of-partnerships-corporations-and-limited-liability-companies/ (Stable identifier)

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Print version: Balouziyeh, John, author. Legal guide to United States business organizations. (OCoLC)844873242

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Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, A legal guide to United States business organizations : the law of partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Springer
  • Responsable Person: by John M.B. Balouziyeh.
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Country/State: Germany
  • Number of Editions: 12 editions
  • First edition Date: 2013
  • Last edition Date: 2013
  • Languages: English, German
  • Library of Congress Code: KF889
  • Dewey Code: 346.7307
  • ISBN: 9783642379079 3642379079
  • OCLC: 853544827

Main Contents

Preface; Abbreviations; Contents; Part I: Introduction and General Principles; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 Preliminary Notes; 1.2 Intended Audience; 1.3 A Note on the American Case Law; 1.4 The Business Organization: An Overview; 1.4.1 Definition; 1.4.2 The Variety of Business Organizations; 1.5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Business Entity; 1.5.1 General Overview; 1.5.2 Factors; 1.5.2.1 Tax Treatment; 1.5.2.2 Owners ? Liability; 1.5.2.3 Governance; 1.5.2.4 Raising Capital; 1.5.2.5 Exit Strategies; Chapter 2: Agency; 2.1 Defining Agency. 2.2 Liability of Principals to Third Parties in Tort2.2.1 Servant Versus Independent Contractor; 2.2.2 Liability for Torts of Independent Contractors; 2.2.3 Scope of Employment; 2.2.4 Statutory Claims; 2.3 Liability of Principals to Third Parties in Contract; 2.3.1 Actual Authority; 2.3.2 Apparent Authority; 2.3.3 Inherent Agency Power; 2.3.4 Ratification; 2.3.5 Estoppel; 2.3.6 Agent ?s Liability on the Contract; 2.4 Fiduciary Obligations of Agents; 2.4.1 Duties During Agency; 2.4.2 “Grabbing and Leaving ? ?; Chapter 3: Accounting and Finance; 3.1 Principles of Accounting. 3.1.1 Three Basic Accounting Formats3.1.1.1 Balance Sheets; 3.1.1.2 Income Statements; 3.1.1.3 Cash Flow Summaries; 3.1.2 Debits, Credits, and Double-Entry Bookkeeping; 3.1.3 Boundary Problems; 3.1.4 Accounting Standards; 3.2 Principles of Finance; 3.2.1 The Theory of the Firm; 3.2.2 The Time Value of Money; 3.2.2.1 Overview; 3.2.2.2 Present Value of a Single Future Payment; 3.2.2.3 Internal Rates of Return; 3.2.2.4 Valuing Streams of Future Payments; 3.3 Conclusion; 3.3.1 Other Concepts in Corporate Finance; 3.3.2 The Application of Double Taxation. Part II: The Sole Proprietorship and PartnershipsChapter 4: Sole Proprietorships; 4.1 Characteristics; 4.2 Credit, Financing, and Unlimited Liability; 4.2.1 The Use of Credit and Leveraging; 4.2.2 Taxes and Creditors; 4.2.3 Liability; 4.3 Employees, Relationships and Duties; Chapter 5: Partnerships; 5.1 Characteristics; 5.2 Partnership Variations; 5.2.1 General Partnerships; 5.2.2 Limited Partnerships; 5.2.3 Limited Liability Partnerships; 5.2.4 Limited Liability Limited Partnerships; 5.2.5 Mining Partnerships; 5.3 The Partners; 5.3.1 Partners Compared with Employees. 5.3.2 Partners Compared with Lenders5.3.3 Partnership by Estoppel; 5.3.4 Partnership Property; 5.4 Binding the Partnership; 5.5 Fiduciary Obligations; 5.5.1 Past Partners; 5.5.2 Full Disclosure; 5.6 Partnership Dissolution; 5.6.1 Introduction; 5.6.2 Two Kinds of Partnerships; 5.6.3 The Consequences of Dissolution; 5.6.4 Buyout Agreements; 5.6.5 Law Partnership Dissolutions; Part III: The Corporation; Chapter 6: Introduction to the Corporation; 6.1 Characteristics; 6.1.1 Overview; 6.1.2 Formation; 6.1.3 Control; 6.1.4 Double Taxation; 6.2 The Internal Affairs Rule.

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