Chapter 17

Coversheet 17 coversheet

PowerPoints (lecture series are to big for website, students need to get them from shared drive) 17_1 lecture series with notes and 17_2 lecture series with notes

Student workbook pages (SWB) 17 SWB chapter 17

Student resources 17 resource

Student Notes 17 lecture series with notes

chapter 16 & 17 study guide 16 _17 study guide

Chapter Summary Form

Textbook (chapter 16, 17, 18, 19) Textbook Unit 6 chatper 16_17_18_19


17.1 What you’ll learn:

  • Distinguish the roles of corporate directors and corporate officers.
  • List the rights shareholders have.
  • Explain the business judgment rule
  • Explain the fairness rule.
  • Describe the liability of corporate directors and officers.

If you ever manage or buy stock in a corporation, you need to know how a corporation is run and what rights shareholders have.

17.2 What you’ll learn:

  • Describe the different types of corporate stock.
  • Distinguish between a merger, a consolidation, a conglomerate.
  • Explain asset acquisition and stock acquisition.
  • Identify the ways a corporation can be terminated.

Knowing the laws that regulate corporate financing, expansion, and dissolution will prepare you for any dealings you might have with a corporation in the future.