Business Associations

Quick Info
(2020.04)  Course
Instructor(s)
Professor G. D'Agostion and G. Morales; Adjunct Professor
Winter
4 credit(s)  4 hour(s);
Presentation
lecture and discussion
Upper Year Research & Writing Requirement
No
Praxicum
No

Following a brief examination of sole proprietorships and partnerships, the course will examine the corporate form of association, with particular reference to the Canada Business Corporations Act. The course will emphasize such matters as: the corporation as a distinct entity from its shareholders, the creation and organization of the corporation, shareholders’ rights and roles, management and control of management within the corporation, duties and responsibilities of corporate managers, capital structures, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, the role of professional advisors and the role of legal counsel in business environments, and the enforcement of corporate duties through shareholder derivative actions and other remedies.