Course Description

This course will acquaint the businessperson with the legal aspects of doing business in a global environment. It will include legal considerations relevant to entrepreneurs engaged in import or export and to companies seeking greater presence in foreign countries as well as legal principles applicable to multinational corporations. Topics covered will include: bilateral and multilateral trade agreements including the GATT, the EC and the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement; legal aspects of the international sale of goods; legal aspects of financing international sales of goods; forms of business organization abroad; licensing and franchising; international protection of intellectual property; comparative anti-trust legislation; conflict of laws and international settlement of disputes. Students choosing LAW 724 should be in their graduating year. (Formerly IBS 800)


The prerequisite may be waived if the student has specific professional experience. Registered certificate program students without the course prerequisites who wish to take this course, may contact the Academic Coordinator, Pnina Alon-Shenker, at pnina.alon@ryerson.ca for more information.

This course will require you to be online for live lectures every week at the scheduled time. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.


Prerequisite: CLAW 122

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