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MindTap Paralegal, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Schneeman's The Law of Corporations and Other Business Organizations, 6th Edition

  • Angela Schneeman
  • ISBN-10: 1285861248
  • ISBN-13: 9781285861241
  • Mixed Media
  • COPYRIGHT: 2015 Published
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About the Product

MindTap Paralegal for Schneeman's The Law of Corporations and Other Business Organizations, 6th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. MindTap Paralegal includes flashcards, interactive auto-graded quizzes, and crossword puzzles for mastering legal concepts and terminology; case studies (scenarios with multiple-choice questions), discussion forums, and assignments for applying concepts; and additional learning resources structured around key course concepts. Students will also create a fictional company with the course project assignments, and build a resume with the learning lab job search assignment.

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About the Author

Angela Schneeman

Angela Schneeman is a writer, research specialist, and freelance paralegal. She has worked for law firms, corporate legal departments, and a major accounting firm. The author of five paralegal textbooks, Ms. Schneeman received her Legal Assistant Certificate and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Legal Studies from the University of Minnesota.

Table of Contents

Course Project Assignments Overview.
1. Introduction to Agency and Business Organizations.
2. Sole Proprietorships.
3. General Partnerships.
4. Limited Partnerships.
5. Limited Liability Partnerships and Limited Liability Limited Partnerships.
6. Limited Liability Companies.
7. Corporations.
8. Incorporations.
9. The Corporate Organization.
10. The Corporate Financial Structure.
11. Public Corporations and Securities Regulations.
12. Mergers, Acquisitions, and Other Changes to the Corporate Structure.
13. Foreign Corporation Qualification.
14. Corporate Dissolution.
15. Employee Benefit Plans and Employment Agreements.
Appendices.
Appendix A: Secretary of State Directory.
Appendix B: Workplace Scenario Data.
Appendix C: Partnership Agreement.
Appendix D: Limited Partnership Agreement.
Appendix E: Operating Agreement.
Appendix F: Bylaws.
Careers for Corporate Paralegals.
Ethics for Corporate Paralegals.
Excerpts from the Model Business Corporations Act.
State Resources.
Learning Lab Assignment: Job Search
Final Exam.