Fundamentals of Business Organizations for Paralegals

Fundamentals of Business Organizations for Paralegals
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  • Paperback
  • 9781454896258
  • Druk: 6
  • november 2018
  • 346 pagina's
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Now in its Sixth Edition, Fundamentals of Business Organizations for Paralegals offers basic coverage of every form of business organization in the United States. With a straightforward treatment of all pertinent topics, Deborah E. Bouchoux expertly balances substantive discussion with practical guidance for the paralegal.

New to the Sixth Edition:
  • Discussion of 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and how it affects all pass-through entities and corporations
  • New case summaries illustrating core principles in each chapter, including a case illustration of In re Trulia, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, the 2016 Delaware case relating to judicial scrutiny of settlements that provide no financial recovery to shareholders who challenge mergers
  • Discussion of the change in the U.S. system from a worldwide tax system to a modified territorial system
  • Discussion of new trends in corporate law, including inversions (reincorporating a U.S. company in a foreign country to obtain a lower tax rate), mechanisms to deter inversions, and the use of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin in initial coin offerings
  • Review of new trends in corporate governance and trends in shareholder proposals
  • New and updated sample forms

Professors and students will benefit from:
  • Thorough yet concise treatment of business organizations, offering a readable overview of each business entity in the United States. For each type of business organization, the text addresses:
    • The nature of the business
    • The advantages and disadvantages of each type of organization
    • Business operation and management
    • Transferability of ownership
    • Formation and dissolution of the business
    • Tax implications for each type of organization
  • Up-to-date coverage of new trends and topics
  • Helpful visual aids and charts that illustrate and highlight important topics
  • Sample forms that appear in context throughout the book
  • Internet resources, including a list of relevant websites in each chapter, that direct the reader to additional information, forms, and agreements online
  • Key Terms that are defined in the margins for quick reference
  • Discussion of the role of the paralegal in each chapter, including a list of tasks commonly performed in relation to each topic
  • Discussion Questions that engage students in the classroom and ensure that students understand the material covered. Net Worth research questions teach students to locate information by accessing commonly used business-related Internet sites.
  • Practice Tips in each chapter that provide professional advice for paralegals
  • A complete glossary that provides an easy reference for terminology

Teaching materials include:
  • An Instructor's Manual with Test Bank. The Test Bank includes questions for each chapter and sample exams.
  • PowerPoint Slides



november 2018
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346 pagina's


Deborah E Bouchoux
Aspen Publishers



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