Commercial Law (CMLW)

Course Descriptions

2201 Legal Aspects of Business - Part I
3 credit hours
Prerequisite: ECON 1201 and 1202 or appropriate work experience, determined in advance of registration by the Chairperson of the Department of Accounting.

The formation of a contract will be discussed along with the requirements for enforcing a contract, the discharge of contracts, the assignment of contractual rights, privacy misrepresentation, mistake, and duress. Students will be introduced to intentional torts, negligence, different forms of business organizations, the sale of goods, real propoerty,the Canadian legal system, and methods of dispute resolution.

3202 Legal Aspects of Business - Part II
3 credit hours
Prerequisite: CMLW 2201

A further examination of some of the legal aspects of commerce. Topics covered include agency, bailment, insurance, financial instruments, bankruptcy, and creditor’s rights There will be an examination of other aspects of the Canadian Legal System such as employment and labour law, and human rights.