In addition to the law of corporations, the casebook explores the law of partnerships and the law of limited liability companies. It contains specialized treatment of fiduciary duties and closely-held corporations. It addresses the federal securities laws, Sarbanes-Oxley, SEC proxy rules, and insider trading. The casebook also discusses mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and the role of corporate lawyers in effectuating business transactions. Suitable for use in basic as well as advanced courses.