Instructor(s): Mohammad Fadel

For graduate students, the course number is LAW2008HF.

Note: The Blackboard program will be used for this course. Students must self-enrol in Blackboard as soon as confirmed in the course in order to obtain course information.

This course is concerned with the law of business corporations. The purpose of the course is to provide the student with an understanding of the basic principles of modern business corporations law in light of the current statutory regimes and evolving case law. Particular emphasis will be placed on the role of the business corporation in modern society, and on the functions and responsibilities of the officers and directors in the context of different corporate transactions. The subject necessarily involves both a pragmatic or functional look at the modern corporation as well as a theoretical or jurisprudential examination of the corporation and the parties interested in its operation.

Evaluation
A final 3-hour closed book examination supplemented by notes prepared personally by the student (90%) and class participation and regular attendance (10%). Each student will be on call for one class to take questions from the instructor during the semester.

At a Glance

First Term
Credits
4
Hours
4

Enrolment

Maximum
75

65 JD
10 LLM/SJD/MSL/NDEGS/SJD U

Schedule

M: 10:30 - 12:20
W: 10:30 - 12:20