Agency, Partnership and the LLC

ebook The Law of Unincorporated Business Enterprises: Cases, Materials and Problems

By J. Dennis Hynes

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This new Eighth Edition of Agency, Partnership, and the LLC: The Law of Unincorporated Business Enterprises: Cases, Materials, Problems, reflects a significant updating of the materials from the Seventh Edition including numerous new and updated notes and many new principal cases. For example:

In the law of agency material, there are new cases on: the duty of a principal to an agent; the scope of employment; vicarious liability in the context of a hospital; borrowed employees; and the adverse interest exception.

In the law of partnerships material, there are new cases (with a particular emphasis on the Revised Uniform Partnership Act) on: the definition of a partnership, which includes a useful discussion comparing UPA and RUPA; the fiduciary duties of a managing partner;

the unavailability of derivative litigation in a general partnership; litigation among partners; conflicts of interest among partners; the liability shield provided by status as a limited liability partnership; dissolution and dissociation; and expulsion of a partner.

And, in the law of limited liability company material, there are new cases on: liability of members; assignment of interests; derivative actions; oppression claims by members; and dissolution.

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Agency, Partnership and the LLC