Studies fundamental principles of agency law and the formation of business organizations. Includes sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies, and other business entities. Reviews preparation of the documents necessary for the organization and operation of businesses. Lecture 3 hours per week.
This course is designed to familiarize the student with the law governing the formation and operation of various types of business entities, and to prepare the student to assist a lawyer in all steps of formation and operation.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES: Although there are no prerequisites for this course, proficiency (at the high school level) in spoken and written English is recommended for its successful completion.