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Corporate Law Research Guide

This guide is for students conducting introductory research in the law of corporations, agency, partnerships, and other business organizations.


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Associations & Organizations

  • American Bar Association - Section of Business Law
    "The Mission of the Business Law Section is to serve the public, the profession and the Section by furthering the development and improvement of business law, educating Section members in business law and related professional responsibilities, and helping Section members to serve their clients competently, efficiently and professionally."
  • Association of Corporate Counsel
    "The world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations and other private-sector organizations around the globe."


Related Research Guides

The Law Library has several other research guides which cover information related to corporate law, including:

  • Accounting Research Guide
    This research guide describes resources in the Georgetown Law Library and on the Internet for researching U.S. and international accounting standards.
  • Company Research Guide
    This guide will show you how to locate general business and company information using Lexis, Westlaw and various other databases available through the Edward Bennett Williams Library and Georgetown's Lauinger Library.
  • Securities Law Research Guide
    This guide is intended as a starting point for research in securities law at the Georgetown Law Library. It includes both primary and secondary materials, in both print and electronic formats. It covers U.S. federal, U.S. state, international, and foreign securities law.
  • Small Business Research Guide
    This guide describes specialized materials, both print and online, that might be useful as you do research on the topic of small businesses. In addition to these specialized materials, the Library has a comprehensive print collection of federal and state statutesregulations, and cases on the fourth floor. The full text of most of these primary sources can also be searched online using Westlaw or Lexis.