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Course Name Business Associations
Course Code LAW 6845P
Course Credits 6.0
Pre/Anti-requisites Anti-requisite: LAW 6838
Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the laws governing the predominant forms of business organization in Canada sole proprietorships, general partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships and corporations. The focus of the course will be on business corporations, with particular reference to the Canada Business Corporations Act. The course will canvass such topics as: the creation and organization of the corporation; the corporation as a distinct entity from its shareholders; the capital structure and activities of the corporation; roles and duties of directors, officers and shareholders; corporate governance; shareholder agreements; shareholder derivative actions and other remedies; and introduction to corporate transactions (mergers and acquisitions). Please note that this course is identical to LAW 6838 - Business Associations with the sole exception that students in LAW 6838 will write a Significant Research Paper instead of an invigilated final exam. Students in LAW 6838 will share a schedule and course website with students registered in LAW 6845. This version of the course is specifically for those who want to satisfy the NCA's Business Organizations competency. Students wishing to satisfy the NCA's Business Organizations competency must write an invigilated final exam.

Upcoming Offerings

Fall 2018

Fall 2018

Winter 2019

Summer 2019

Specialization Canadian Common Law
Status Core
CPD Hours
NCA Status Yes - satisfies Business Organizations (formerly Corporate Law) competency

All courses and schedules are subject to change.