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Course Name Business Associations
Course Code LAW 6845P
Course Section A
Course Credits 6.0
Pre/Anti-requisites
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).

Specialization Canadian Common Law
Status Core
Elective for International Business Law
CPD Hours
NCA Status Yes - satisfies Business Organizations (formerly Corporate Law) competency
Instructors Stan Benda
Term Summer 2018
Start date
End date
Schedule
Location Osgoode Hall - 4700 Keele St
Presentation Format In-person
Method of Evaluation Final Exam - Date TBA
Program Format TBA
Available for SCE Yes
Notes

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