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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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This research guide was designed to assist students beginning research in the law of corporations, agency, partnerships, and other business organizations. While not comprehensive, this guide provides a listing of the more important, current, and relevant materials available in this subject area. Since Delaware law is particularly important in this area, we have included Delaware materials along with national and more general sources.

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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 financial 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.

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Update History

Updated 3/2020 (JAS)
Updated 5/2021 (MK)
Updated 7/2022 (SMM)

Updated 5/2023 (SMM)