Aspen Publishing

Cases and Materials on Corporations, Ninth Edition

John C. Coffee, Jr., Ronald J. Gilson, Brian JM Quinn


  • ISBN: 9781543804430

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  • Description

    Renowned for its richness, depth, and authorship, Cases and Materials on Corporations offers broad coverage of both public and closely held corporations. A powerful introductory chapter sets out the defining characteristics of a corporation. A thematic framework frames corporate law in terms of the corporation’s responsibilities to its employees, its investors, and society.

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  • Additional Product Details

    Publication Date: 09/15/21
    Copyright Year: 2021
    Pages: 1,220
    Print: 9781543804430

  • Author Information

    Ronald Gilson

    An experienced practitioner of corporate and securities law before entering academia, Ronald Gilson is the author of major casebooks on corporate finance and corporate acquisitions. He has written widely on U.S. and comparative corporate governance and on venture capital and was a reporter of the American Law Institute’s Corporate Governance Project. Professor Gilson is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the European Corporate Governance Institute, and is the board chair for American Century Mountain View Mutual Funds, managing over $26 billion in assets. In addition to his role at Stanford Law School, he is the Marc and Eva Stern Professor of Law and Business at Columbia University School of Law.
    Before joining the Stanford Law School faculty in 1979, Professor Gilson was a partner at a San Francisco corporate law firm. He clerked for Chief Judge David L. Bazelon of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

    John Coffee

    Following graduation from law school, was a Reginald Heber Smith fellow for one year, doing poverty law litigation in New York City. Corporate lawyer with Cravath, Swaine & Moore, 1970-76. From 1976 until coming to Columbia in 1980, was a professor at Georgetown University Law Center. Visiting professor at Harvard Law School (2001), Stanford University Law School (1988), the University of Virginia Law School (1978), and the University of Michigan Law School (1979).
    Reporter for the American Bar Association for its Model Standards on Sentencing Alternatives and Procedures and for the American Law Institute's Principles of Corporate Governance.
    Member or former member, Economic Advisory Board to Nasdaq; National Academy of Sciences panel studying empirical research on sentencing; the National Research Council's Standing Committee on Law and Justice; the Advisory Panel on Environmental Sentencing Guidelines to the United States Sentencing Commission; SEC Advisory Committee on the Capital Formation and Regulatory Processes; the Subcouncil on Capital Markets of the United States Competitiveness Policy Council; the Legal Advisory Board to the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD); Legal Advisory Committee to the board of directors of the New York Stock Exchange.
    Former chairperson of the Section on Business Associations of the Association of American Law Schools.
    Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; listed by the National Law Journal as one of ''The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in the United States.'' Publications include Cases and Materials on Securities Regulation (with Seligman, 9th ed., 2003); Knights, Raiders and Targets: The Impact of the Hostile Takeover (with Lowenstein and Rose-Ackerman, 1988); Cases and Materials on Corporations (with Choper and Gilson, 6th ed., 2004); and Business Organization and Finance: Legal and Economic Principles (with Klein, 9th ed., 2004). Principal interests are corporations, securities regulation, class actions, criminal law, and white-collar crime.

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