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LAW 604

Legal Foundations of Corporate Governance

This course concentrates on the legal infra-structure underpinning contemporary corporate governance. Topics examined include a survey of relevant Canadian legislation, various theories of the corporation and corporate governance, the role of shareholders, directors, officers and other key stakeholders, directors' duties and liabilities, as well as managerial performance. The course will also examine key aspects of international corporate governance and selected examples of corporate governance issues.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

LAW 603

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Mentioned in the Following Calendar Pages

*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.

Law

  • LAW 122
    Business Law
  • LAW 204
    Legal Analysis in a Business Context
  • LAW 321
    The Law of Hospitality and Tourism
  • LAW 326
    Law for Health Managers
  • LAW 401
    Information Access and Privacy Protection
  • LAW 402
    Health Information Access and Privacy
  • LAW 525
    The Law of the Marketplace
  • LAW 529
    Employment and Labour Law
  • LAW 533
    Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law
  • LAW 534
    Government Regulation of Business
  • LAW 535
    Environmental Law and Business
  • LAW 601
    Intellectual Property Law
  • LAW 602
    White Collar and Cyber Crime
  • LAW 603
    Advanced Business Law
  • LAW 604
    Legal Foundations of Corporate Governance
  • LAW 605
    Securities Law
  • LAW 606
    Advanced Issues in Labour and Employment Law
  • LAW 607
    Selected Topics in Law and Policy
  • LAW 68A/B
    Ryerson Law and Business Clinic
  • LAW 703
    Real Estate Law
  • LAW 722
    Law and Canadian Business
  • LAW 723
    Issues in Information Technology Law
  • LAW 724
    Legal Aspects of International Business
  • LAW 725
    Visiting Professor Law Seminar