Corporations

Examples and Explanations

Author: Alan R. Palmiter

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735578265

Category: Law

Page: 780

View: 1899

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Examples & Explanations: Corporations is a practical and straightforward guide that has won enduring popularity by demystifying corporate law for students with no business background. Through clear introductions and visual aids, students are able to grasp the rules of corporate law and apply them in context, using the examples. A leading study guide in corporate law for over 15 years, Examples & Explanations: Corporations, now in its Sixth Edition, features: the time-tested and class-proven Examples & Explanations pedagogy --clear introductions are followed by questions in the form of examples (or hypos), followed by full and lucid explanations with analysis thorough coverage that tracks topics typically covered in a corporations or business organizations class statutes and cases presented in context examples that illustrate the intersection of law and business--and highlight the differences between the Model Business Corporation Act and Delaware law sensible organization that outlines the principal legal themes of corporate law helpful visual aids, such as tables and diagrams student-friendly writing style that neatly unpacks the intricacies of corporate law and requires no business background from the reader Updated throughout, the Sixth Edition includes: new cases on shareholder proxy access new developments in executive compensation new examples of institutional shareholder activism new cases on duty of good faith, the direct/derivative distinction, inspection rights, and the definition of independent director continuing coverage of Sarbanes-Oxley revised examples drawn from social responsibility and alternative energy business models Students struggling to understand corporate law will get more out of their casebook assignments and classroom experience if you steer them toward the help they need. Alan R. Palmiter's Examples & Explanations: Corporations is the leading study guide in this area--an authoritative, timely, and student-friendly aid to a more complete understanding of basic coverage, now in its Sixth Edition.
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Examples & Explanations for Securities Regulation

Author: Alan R. Palmiter

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454847328

Category: Law

Page: 668

View: 7952

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A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Designed to complement your casebook, the trusted Examples & Explanations titles get right to the point in a conversational, often humorous style that helps you learn the material each step of the way and prepare for the exam at the end of the course. The unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations series is invaluable to teach yourself the subject from the first day of class until your last review before the final. Each guide: helps you learn new material by working through chapters that explain each topic in simple language challenges your understanding with hypotheticals similar to those presented in class provides valuable opportunity to study for the final by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysis quickly gets to the point in conversational style laced with humor remains a favorite among law school students is often recommended by professors who encourage the use of study guides works with ALL the major casebooks, suits any class on a given topic provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures
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Securities Regulation

Examples and Explanations

Author: Alan R. Palmiter

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 073556535X

Category: Law

Page: 584

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Bringing transparency to a sometimes opaque subject, Alan R. Palmiter uses straightforward introductions And The proven-effective Examples & Explanations pedagogy to provide a clear and complete overview of federal securities regulation topics. Now in its Fourth Edition, this trusted Examples & Explanations title supplies: coverage of the key concepts of securities regulation, including: public offerings exemptions from registration liability in securities offerings materiality securities fraud, insider trading, SEC enforcement, and cross-border regulation the proven-effective Examples & Explanations pedagogy that combines straightforward introductions with well-written examples and explanations that apply concepts, reinforce learning, and test understanding of material covered a building-block organization that explains basic concepts first (such as securities markets, federal/state regulation, disclosure philosophy), then explores these concepts in greater detail examples drawn from newsworthy events, such as: public offerings by Google and Microsoft the roles of lawyers and accountants in Enron insider trading by Martha Stewart fraud litigation involving Parmalat coverage that traces the topics in most of the leading casebooks Updated throughout and with many new examples, The Fourth Edition features: recent Supreme Court rulings: Tellabs v. Makor Issues & Rights Merrill Lynch v. Dabit Dura Pharm. v. Broudo updated new SEC rules, including the public offering rules additional charts and diagrams Edition after edition, Alan R. Palmiter is the authority your students can rely on to present a clear and current picture of the entire Securities Regulation landscape. an author website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at www.wfu.edu/~palmitar/Books/SRegE&E .
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Professional Responsibility

Examples & Explanations

Author: W. Bradley Wendel

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 073556244X

Category: Law

Page: 471

View: 693

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Now in its Second Edition, Examples & Explanations: Professional Responsibility continues to be an appropriate ancillary source for students in any Professional Responsibility course. Not only does it utilize the proven pedagogy of the E&E series, but it is a completely comprehensive and well-balanced text. This problem-oriented guide is not a simple march through the Model Rules. Instead, it is structured around concepts, with rules and the generally applicable law introduced as needed. This edition retains the great features that made it a dependable source for students in its First Edition: covers the entire law governing lawyers includes agency, fiduciary duty, tort, contract, constitutional, and corporate and securities law. applies concepts and introduces the generally applicable law as needed, avoiding a narrow focus on the Model Rules supplements textual discussions with examples that work through progressively more complex issues uses both text and problems to break the analysis down into steps presents a balanced approach to controversial issues offers an accessible, conversational style draws examples from actual cases, so they are representative of the problems students can expect to encounter in practice incorporates the new sources of law (ABA's Ethics 2000 Initiative, Restatement of Law Governing Lawyers, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act) organically, rather than as add-ons Carefully revised in its Second Edition, this fully up-to-date source: integrates carefully and thoughtfully updated cases, ethics opinions, and problems emphasizes the newest versions of the ABA rules, while retaining information about the older rules where necessary An author website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at http://www.aspenlawschool.com/wendel2
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Securities Regulation in Cyberspace, Third Edition

Author: Howard M. Friedman

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735554218

Category: Law

Page: 934

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Securities Regulation in Cyberspace analyzes the interweaving of technology And The securities laws. The author provides an in-depth review of the tremendous impact technological advancements such as the Internet have had, and will continue to have, On securities regulation. The book covers electronic delivery of disclosure, both in securities offerings and to satisfy ongoing Exchange Act obligations, and discusses the state and federal regulation of offering of securities electronically, both domestically and internationally. Designed for readers seeking a comprehensive, integrated guide To The innovative legal challenges of raising capital, maintaining investor relations and trading securities online, both the novice And The expert are shown how to use Internet technology in corporate financing, securities trading, and investor relations. The book examines in detail major areas of interest and more: Securities Act compliance in online offerings Electronic delivery of SEC documents Private placement and direct public offerings through the Internet Blue sky laws in cyberspace Investor relations on the WWW Internet marketing of mutual funds Proxy statements and annual meetings in an electronic era Tender offers and takeovers using Internet technology Securities fraud in cyberspace Brokerage firmsiquest; use of Internet technology Investment advisors online
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Secured Transactions

Examples and Explanations

Author: James Brook

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735567972

Category: Law

Page: 462

View: 6120

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Bringing transparency to the Uniform Commercial Code Article 9, one of the most difficult and technical components of commercial law, James Brook uses straightforward introductions and the proven-effective Examples & Explanations pedagogy to provide a clear and complete overview of Secured Transactions. proven-effective Examples & Explanations pedagogy, combining straightforward introductions with well-written examples and explanations that apply concepts, reinforce learning, and test understanding of material covered clear and approachable explanatory text that is informal, yet informative a solid introduction to the basic law in the field covering the rules and policies of the law governing secured transactions as well as the broader issues of legal process usable with both the original and revised versions of Article 9 -- providing parallel citations to both a logical organization that follows the general sequence of topics as they are taught in Secured Transaction courses helpful diagrams and visual aids that illustrate and simplify the intricate provisions of Article 9 Updated throughout and with many new examples, the Fourth Edition features: important new cases and developments in secured transactions, including recent cases addressing the question of the correct name to use in filing a UCC1 financing statement new and updated examples Edition after edition, James Brook has been the trusted authority your students can rely on to present a clear and current picture of the entire Secured Transactions landscape.
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CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, 6th Edition

Author: Shon Harris

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071781730

Category: Computers

Page: 1008

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A complete, up-to-date revision of the leading CISSP training resource from the #1 name in IT security certification and training, Shon Harris Fully revised for the latest release of the Certified Information Systems Security Professional exam, this comprehensive, up-to-date resource covers all 10 CISSP exam domains developed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2). This authoritative exam guide features learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice questions, and in-depth explanations. Written by the leading expert in IT security certification and training, CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, Sixth Edition helps you pass the exam with ease and also serves as an essential on-the-job reference. Covers all 10 CISSP domains: Information security governance and risk management Access control Security architecture and design Physical and environmental security Telecommunications and network security Cryptography Business continuity and disaster recovery Legal, regulations, compliance, and investigations Software development security Security operations Electronic content includes: 1400+ practice exam questions in a Windows-based test engine with a new custom exam generation feature that allows you to practice by domain or take a complete CISSP practice exam Video training module from Shon Harris—single domain
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Employee Dismissal Law and Practice, 6th Edition

Author: Perritt

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454890940

Category: Employees

Page: 1810

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Whether your case involves a public or private sector job, a downsizing, or termination for cause, Employee Dismissal: Law and Practice provides the guidance you need in this rapidly evolving area of employment law. Providing in depth analysis of the common law and statutory wrongful dismissal doctrines, as well as practical guidance on all aspects of employee dismissal litigation from complaints through jury instructions, Employee Dismissal: Law and Practice is an invaluable resource for evaluating and litigating a wrongful discharge case. Employee Dismissal: Law and Practice brings you up to date on the latest cases, statutes, and developments including: New cases on implied contract for Alaska, Colorado, and Montana New cases on public policy tort for Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Washington New cases on implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing for Alaska, Massachusetts, and Montana Discussion of a new case on union fair representation A new case on special consideration requirement for oral promises New cases on what constitutes a breach of the implied covenant New cases on clarity element of public policy tort New cases on jeopardy element of public policy tort A new case explaining that a public policy tort liability for refusing to participate in illegal conduct does not require proof of a report to an outside agency A new case discussing what constitutes "improper" interference with contract New cases on what constitutes a constitutionally protected property interest New cases on preclusive effect of administrative agency determinations New cases on standards for punitive damages A new case on statutory whistleblower protection for internal complaints about fellow employees
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Security Analysis: Sixth Edition, Foreword by Warren Buffett

Author: Benjamin Graham,David Dodd

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071642934

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 700

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"A road map for investing that I have now been following for 57 years." --From the Foreword by Warren E. Buffett First published in 1934, Security Analysis is one of the most influential financial books ever written. Selling more than one million copies through five editions, it has provided generations of investors with the timeless value investing philosophy and techniques of Benjamin Graham and David L. Dodd. As relevant today as when they first appeared nearly 75 years ago, the teachings of Benjamin Graham, “the father of value investing,” have withstood the test of time across a wide diversity of market conditions, countries, and asset classes. This new sixth edition, based on the classic 1940 version, is enhanced with 200 additional pages of commentary from some of today’s leading Wall Street money managers. These masters of value investing explain why the principles and techniques of Graham and Dodd are still highly relevant even in today’s vastly different markets. The contributor list includes: Seth A. Klarman, president of The Baupost Group, L.L.C. and author of Margin of Safety James Grant, founder of Grant's Interest Rate Observer, general partner of Nippon Partners Jeffrey M. Laderman, twenty-five year veteran of BusinessWeek Roger Lowenstein, author of Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist and When America Aged and Outside Director, Sequoia Fund Howard S. Marks, CFA, Chairman and Co-Founder, Oaktree Capital Management L.P. J. Ezra Merkin, Managing Partner, Gabriel Capital Group . Bruce Berkowitz, Founder, Fairholme Capital Management. Glenn H. Greenberg, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Chieftain Capital Management Bruce Greenwald, Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Finance and Asset Management, Columbia Business School David Abrams, Managing Member, Abrams Capital Featuring a foreword by Warren E. Buffett (in which he reveals that he has read the 1940 masterwork “at least four times”), this new edition of Security Analysis will reacquaint you with the foundations of value investing—more relevant than ever in the tumultuous 21st century markets.
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