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Course Name Boards of Directors
Course Code LAW 6735
Course Credits 3.0
Pre/Anti-requisites Note this course is an anti-requisite with the Securities Law LLM program course, Corporate Governance, Markets and Institutions (LAW 6744).
Course Description

This course examines the requirement for boards of directors, how management and control of the corporation is established, composition of the board and audit committee, and corporate governance practices. Issues surrounding the separation of ownership and control, the duties and powers of directors and officers, including fiduciary duties and statutory constraints on delegation, certification of filings, shareholder ratification, and the duties and responsibilities of corporate managers, including the duty of care, disclosure of conflict of interest, business judgment rule and liability will also be covered.

Upcoming Offerings

Fall 2018

Specialization Business Law
Status Required
CPD Hours Eligible LSO CPD: 9h Substantive; 3h Professionalism Professional LLM courses may be eligible for CPD/MCLE credits in other Canadian jurisdictions. To inquire about credit eligibility, please email cpd@osgoode.yorku.ca
NCA Status N/A

All courses and schedules are subject to change.