Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2006/2007
Canadian Excellence

BU451
The Legal Environment of Business in Canada
0.5 Credit

The objective of this course is to provide the student with an understanding of many of the laws and regulations affecting business operations. Specific topics include competition laws, the civil and criminal liability of a corporation, the liability of officers, directors and their professional advisors, the law of product liability, contracts in restraint of trade, and contracts contrary to public policy and remedies for breach of contract. Many actual decisions of the courts will be studied in detail.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
BU231.