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The Ideal Deal: How Local Governments Can Get More For Their Economic Development Dollar, Rachel Weber, David Santacroce Jan 2007

The Ideal Deal: How Local Governments Can Get More For Their Economic Development Dollar, Rachel Weber, David Santacroce

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This handbook is designed to provide local economic development practitioners with an important tool. It takes the reader step-by-step through the different elements of contracts that treat public incentive packages as a quid pro quo for public benefits. Each section discusses a different element of the ideal deal: valuation of public costs and benefits, performance standards, disclosure and oversight, and enforcement. In each section we provide detailed examples of model provisions used by local governments in their incentive legislation, ordinances, and contracts -- information that has not before been obtained or recorded in any systematic way. These examples are meant …


Corporations And Express Trusts As Business Organizations, Horace L. Wilgus Jan 1915

Corporations And Express Trusts As Business Organizations, Horace L. Wilgus

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The advantages of incorporation have long been recognized and frequently referred to in our law ... Upon the other hand the special advantages of Express Trusts have recently been stated .... It is my purpose to compare these two, -- Corporations and Express Trusts, -- in such detail as my time will permit, to discover, if perchance we may, something of the strength and weakness of each, for business purposes, under present day conditions.


Corporations And Express Trusts: As Business Organizations, Horace La Fayette Wilgus Jan 1915

Corporations And Express Trusts: As Business Organizations, Horace La Fayette Wilgus

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Private Corporations, Horace La Fayette Wilgus Jan 1914

Private Corporations, Horace La Fayette Wilgus

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This subject will be treated in the following order: The general nature of a corporation. Definition and history. The corporation as a person. The corporation as a collection of individuals.The corporation as a franchise. Corporations and other institutions.Tests of corporate existence. Class of corporations. Creation of corporations. The state's functions. The promoter's functions. The corporate charter. The association agreement. Organization. The body corporate. Members and organs of action. Internal relations. Corporate funds. Corporate name. Corporate life. Corporate death- dissolution. Corporate powers and liabilities. Powers in general. Classes of corporate powers.Particular powers. Ultra vires. Torts and crimes. The corporation and the …


A National Incorporation Law, Horace L. Wilgus Jan 1904

A National Incorporation Law, Horace L. Wilgus

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Horace L. Wilgus argues that corporations need to be regulated on the national level.


Cases On The General Principles Of The Law Of Private Corporations, Volume 2, Horace L. Wilgus Jan 1902

Cases On The General Principles Of The Law Of Private Corporations, Volume 2, Horace L. Wilgus

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In the first volume, and in the first two titles of the second volume, are considered the doctrines relating to the birth, life, powers, acts, obligations, and death of a corporation, effort being made to get a view of the general principles of the whole.

This second volume, with the exception of the first two titles, deals with the Corporation as a Subject and Source of Peculiar Rights and Obligations in its twofold aspect of Corporate Relations and Individual Relations.


Cases On The General Principles Of The Law Of Private Corporations, Volume 1, Horace L. Wilgus Jan 1902

Cases On The General Principles Of The Law Of Private Corporations, Volume 1, Horace L. Wilgus

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This work is designed to furnish those interested in the study of Corporation Law, -whether practitioner, teacher or student, - such material from the original sources, and in such order, as will show how reason and experience have dealt with the subject. Effort has been made in the selection to secure the best expression of the underlying reason or theory; to place these in such order as to develop, in a natural way, the general theory of Corporation Law, set forth in the table of contents; to insert such notes as will present a more comprehensive view of some of …


A Study Of The United States Steel Corporation In Its Industrial And Legal Aspects; Being Three Lectures Delivered To The Class In Private Corporations, In The University Of Michigan, June 3, 4 And 5, 1901, Horace L. Wilgus Jan 1901

A Study Of The United States Steel Corporation In Its Industrial And Legal Aspects; Being Three Lectures Delivered To The Class In Private Corporations, In The University Of Michigan, June 3, 4 And 5, 1901, Horace L. Wilgus

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When the. class in corporations asked me to lecture upon the United States Steel Corporation, I replied I had not at band such of the documents use.d in its organization as would justify a legal discussion, and I did not wish to rely upon newspaper reports as to their contents. I promised, however, to try to secure authentic information. In order to do this, I wrote Messrs. J. P. Horgan & Co., requesting copies of such papers as were not considered private, stating what use was to be made of them. In reply to this request, they very kindly sent …


The Dartmouth College Case And Private Corporations: A Paper Presented By William P. Wells, Of Detroit, At The Ninth Annual Meeting, Auguest 19, 1886., William P. Wells Jan 1886

The Dartmouth College Case And Private Corporations: A Paper Presented By William P. Wells, Of Detroit, At The Ninth Annual Meeting, Auguest 19, 1886., William P. Wells

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The Dartmouth College Case and Private Corporations. Chancellor Kent, writing in 1826, thus expressed himself concerning the Dartmouth College case: "It contains one of the most full and elaborate expositions of the constitutional sanctity of contracts to be met with in any of the reports. The decision in that case did more than any other single act proceeding from the authority of the United States to throw .an impregnable barrier around all rights and franchises derived from the grant of government and to give solidity and inviolability to the literary, charitable, religious and commercial institutions of our country."