LAW Business Planning
2 credits day; 2 credits evening.
General survey of the basic factors to be considered in the organization, financing, operation, and liquidation of the non-public business venture. These factors will be examined within a choice of entity framework. Proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability companies, business trusts and corporations will be covered. There will be an emphasis on federal taxation of these entities. The course will have a skills component. Students will become involved in the drafting of various documents (partnership agreements, operating agreements, shareholder agreements, etc.) important to these entities. Students will be graded on the basis of a required paper (relevant topic to be selected by student), class discussion of the paper's subject matter, and performance in the skills component. The paper may be used to satisfy the writing requirement.
Meets Skills Menu Requirement
Meets Financial Services Concentration Requirements
May Fulfill Legal Writing Requirement
Final Paper Required
<<Course Updated: April 03, 2013>>