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Commentaries and Cases on the Law of Business Organization, Sixth Edition

William T. Allen, Reinier Kraakman, Vikramaditya S. Khanna


  • ISBN: 9781543815733

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    Extraordinary authorship adds a unique real-world perspective to Commentaries and Cases on the Law of Business Organization. Logical and flexible organization allows for chapters to be taught in any order to accommodate alternative teaching approaches. Rich commentary in the form of explanatory notes facilitates teaching and understanding. Careful case selection and editing presents both classic and important recent cases and an economic-analysis perspective is made accessible through clear and consistent explanatory text. Examples, hypotheticals, and diagrams illustrate conceptual and theoretical models. The text can easily be used in any Business Organization course with a focus on corporate law.

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    Detailed Table of Contents (PDF Download)

    Publication Date: 2/1/2021
    Copyright Year: 2021
    Pages: 816
    Connected eBook with Study Center + Print: 9781543815733
    Connected eBook with Study Center: 9781543835687

  • Author Information

    Reinier H. Kraakman

    Reinier H. Kraakman is the Ezra Ripley Thayer Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.

    Research Interests:

    1. Business Law
    2. Comparative Company Law
    3. Corporate Governance
    4. Corporate Takeovers
    5. Limited Liability
    6. Shareholder-derivative Suits
    7. Third-party Enforcement Strategies

    William T. Allen

    William T. Allen is the Nusbaum Professor of Law and Business and the Director of the Pollack Center for Law and Business at New York University School of Law. Professor William Allen moved to New York University School of Law in 1997, following twelve years as Chancellor of the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware, widely considered the leading trial court in the US for questions of business and corporation law. At NYU, Allen serves on both the Law School faculty and as Clinical Professor of Business in the Finance Department of the Stern School of Business. At NYU he founded the Pollack Center for Law & Business to serve as a bridge between the students and faculty of the Law School and the Stern School of Business. See

    The author of various articles on corporate law and corporate governance, Allen teaches Corporation Law, Corporate Governance, Law and Business of Investment Banking, and Mergers and Acquisitions at both the Law School and Stern. He organizes a seminar series on Law & Finance at the Stern School in the Spring. Through the Pollack Center for Law & Business Allen originated the Advanged professional Certificate in Law & Business, a summer program to enable law students to get graduate level training in business; organizes a speaker series in which senior business and legal professionals come to campus, and organizes the annual NYU Directors Institute.

    Allen serves as counsel to the New York law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, with whom he consults concerning questions of corporate law and governance.

    Vikramaditya Khanna

    Vikramaditya S. Khanna is the William W. Cook Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School and Research Member, European Corporate Governance Institute. He earned an S.J.D. from Harvard Law School and his interest areas include Corporate and Securities Laws, Corporate and White Collar Crime, Law in India, Global Business and Law Practice, and Law and Economics. His publications include papers in the Harvard Law Review, Journal of Finance, Michigan Law Review, Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, and Journal of Econometrics. He is the current and founding editor of White Collar Crime eJournal and India Law eJournal at SSRN, has testified at the U.S. Congress, and has been an expert consultant in arbitrations and disputes.

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