Business Associations is a compulsory subject in the Juris Doctor program offered by the Faculty of Law. This subject introduces students to the law regulating commercial associations. It examines the law of principal and agent, partnerships, franchising, joint ventures, and incorporated and unincorporated associations. It also introduces students to the incorporation process and the concept of corporate personality, share capital, promoters, pre-registration contracts, corporate capacity, the authority of corporate organs and agents and the use of trusts in commercial enterprises.
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1. Understand the importance of agency and the integration of the law of agency in different business associations. 2. Understand the legal differences between various business structures and their advantages and disadvantages. 3. Participate in solving problem based questions in a group environment.
There are no co-requisites.
This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.
Future offerings not yet planned.