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LAW 462: Cooperative Law

Description
A study of the co-operative corporation as a business form and the theory of co-operative enterprise. The first part of the seminar will look at co-operatives from a legal perspective. Among other things, the following topics will be discussed: incorporation, members' rights, directors' duties and obligations, taxation of co-operatives compared with other business units, and consideration of special types of co-operatives such as Credit Unions. The second part of the seminar will attempt to view the co-operative in a broader, social perspective. Reliance will be placed on various resource people, if available, in discussing these broader aspects. The third part of the seminar will be devoted to papers presented by the student members of the seminar.
Credit units
.3
Term description
1/2(2S-1R)
College
Law
Department
Law (Dean's Office)
Prerequisite(s):
LAW 361.