Book | 2012

Commentaries and Cases on the Law of Business Organization

by William T. Allen, Reinier Kraakman and Guhan Subramanian


This fourth edition is completely updated throughout. It now includes excerpts from important recent cases such as "Air Products v. Airgas" and "In re CNX Gas" and provides commentary on current developments, such as "Say on Pay," proxy access and the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010. A new chapter on executive compensation appears. The fourth edition provides additional contextual background for certain cases to help students better understand the court’s reasoning. The text continues to provide additional questions, connections to the empirical literature, and cross-country comparisons.

Keywords: Business Organization; Lawsuits and Litigation;


Allen, William T., Reinier Kraakman, and Guhan Subramanian. Commentaries and Cases on the Law of Business Organization. 4th ed. Aspen Publishers, 2012.