Business Associations

Quick Info
(2020.04)  Course
Professor B. Choudhury
4 credit(s)  4 hour(s);
Lectures and discussion
Upper Year Research & Writing Requirement

This course provides an introduction to the laws governing the predominant forms of business organization in Canada including sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships and corporations.  The focus of the course will be on business corporations.  The course will cover topics such as: the creation and organization of the corporation, the corporation as a distinct entity from its shareholders, pre-incorporation contracts, corporate capital structures, directors’ and officers’ duties, and shareholders’ rights and remedies.  This course will also examine theoretical perspectives of corporations and discuss contemporary corporate governance and corporate social responsibility issues as well. The above information is provided for course registration purposes only and is subject to change at any time.