Business Associations

(2020.04) Course
Instructor(s): Professor E. Waitzer & A. Au, Adjunct Professor

Description: 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, capital structures, corporate governance; and the enforcement of corporate duties through shareholder derivative actions and other remedies.

Evaluation: 100% open-book examination - a paper is optional and will only improve the exam grade (or leave it as is).

Fall: 4 credits; 4 hours
Max. Enrollment: 80
Prerequisite Courses: None
Preferred Courses: None
Presentation: Lecture, problem solving, discussion
Upper Year Research & Writing Requirement: No
Praxicum: No