Doug Peterson

Contract Lecturer, Alberta School of Business - Marketing, Business Economics and Law

Spring Term 2021 (1750)

B LAW 301 - Legal Foundations of the Canadian Economy

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Synoptic view of Canadian legal system, with emphasis on underlying considerations of social policy. While considering the nature, sources, philosophy, and policy objectives of the law, selected topics from the fields of tort and contract will be analyzed. Credit will be granted for only one of B LAW 301 and ENGG 420.

LECTURE A2 (23163)
2021-05-03 - 2021-06-16
TH 09:00 - 11:50 (TBD)


B LAW 402 - Business Contracts

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Examination of the special types of contracts that are encountered in business and commercial life. Topics include contract of sale, agency, negotiable instruments, insurance, bailment, employment contracts and contracts involving land as well as societal regulation of the freedom of contract. Prerequisite: B LAW 301 or ENGG 420.

LECTURE A2 (23166)
2021-05-03 - 2021-06-16
TH 15:00 - 17:50 (TBD)


B LAW 422 - Law of Business Organizations

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Introduction to the role of the corporation in the business and commercial life of Canada and Alberta, with emphasis on the small private company. Topics include characteristics of corporate existence, process of incorporation, forming a private company, relationship with third parties, distinction between management and ownership, duties of directors and officers, and shareholder rights. Prerequisite: B LAW 301 or ENGG 420.

LECTURE A2 (23165)
2021-05-03 - 2021-06-16
TH 12:00 - 14:50 (TBD)


B LAW 495 - Individual Research Project I

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Special study for advanced undergraduates. Prerequisites: consent of Instructor and Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Program.

LECTURE A1 (22235)

Summer Term 2021 (1760)

B LAW 301 - Legal Foundations of the Canadian Economy

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Synoptic view of Canadian legal system, with emphasis on underlying considerations of social policy. While considering the nature, sources, philosophy, and policy objectives of the law, selected topics from the fields of tort and contract will be analyzed. Credit will be granted for only one of B LAW 301 and ENGG 420.

LECTURE B1 (32084)
2021-07-05 - 2021-08-11
MW 09:00 - 12:10 (TBD)

LECTURE B2 (32788)
2021-07-05 - 2021-08-11
MW 09:00 - 12:00 (TBD)


B LAW 495 - Individual Research Project I

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Special study for advanced undergraduates. Prerequisites: consent of Instructor and Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Program.

LECTURE B1 (32097)

Fall Term 2021 (1770)

B LAW 301 - Legal Foundations of the Canadian Economy

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Synoptic view of Canadian legal system, with emphasis on underlying considerations of social policy. While considering the nature, sources, philosophy, and policy objectives of the law, selected topics from the fields of tort and contract will be analyzed. Credit will be granted for only one of B LAW 301 and ENGG 420.

LECTURE A4 (55688)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 12:30 - 13:50 (TBD)

LECTURE A5 (40644)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 15:30 - 16:50 (TBD)


B LAW 422 - Law of Business Organizations

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Introduction to the role of the corporation in the business and commercial life of Canada and Alberta, with emphasis on the small private company. Topics include characteristics of corporate existence, process of incorporation, forming a private company, relationship with third parties, distinction between management and ownership, duties of directors and officers, and shareholder rights. Prerequisite: B LAW 301 or ENGG 420.

LECTURE A1 (40944)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 08:00 - 09:20 (TBD)


B LAW 442 - International Business Law

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of the law regulating the conduct of international business transactions. This includes trade law (GATT, commodity agreements, economic integration, national rules); finance law (IMF, OECD, ICSID, multinationals, promotion and financing of world trade); and commercial law (payment mechanisms, international commercial contracts, UN Convention on the International Sale of Goods, settlement procedures, pertinent national and international laws). Prerequisite: Open to third-year and fourth-year students.

LECTURE A1 (49050)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 14:00 - 15:20 (TBD)


B LAW 495 - Individual Research Project I

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Special study for advanced undergraduates. Prerequisites: consent of Instructor and Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Program.

LECTURE A1 (40684)

B LAW 444 - International Business Transactions

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An overview of current international business patterns and the laws surrounding such patterns, with an emphasis on what makes them different from domestic ones. A major force underlying the internationalization of the world economy has been the rapid, sustained growth of international business, both in the traditional form of international trade and in the newer forms of multinational, global and transnational business. This course is designed to provide the student with a basic understanding of the major rules governing cross-border commercial transaction in the contexts of both substantive and procedural law.

LECTURE A1 (40904)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 11:00 - 12:20 (TBD)

Winter Term 2022 (1780)

B LAW 301 - Legal Foundations of the Canadian Economy

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Synoptic view of Canadian legal system, with emphasis on underlying considerations of social policy. While considering the nature, sources, philosophy, and policy objectives of the law, selected topics from the fields of tort and contract will be analyzed. Credit will be granted for only one of B LAW 301 and ENGG 420.

LECTURE B3 (60422)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
TH 08:00 - 09:20 (TBD)

LECTURE B4 (67488)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
TH 12:30 - 13:50 (TBD)


B LAW 422 - Law of Business Organizations

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Introduction to the role of the corporation in the business and commercial life of Canada and Alberta, with emphasis on the small private company. Topics include characteristics of corporate existence, process of incorporation, forming a private company, relationship with third parties, distinction between management and ownership, duties of directors and officers, and shareholder rights. Prerequisite: B LAW 301 or ENGG 420.

LECTURE B1 (67528)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
TH 11:00 - 12:20 (TBD)


B LAW 442 - International Business Law

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of the law regulating the conduct of international business transactions. This includes trade law (GATT, commodity agreements, economic integration, national rules); finance law (IMF, OECD, ICSID, multinationals, promotion and financing of world trade); and commercial law (payment mechanisms, international commercial contracts, UN Convention on the International Sale of Goods, settlement procedures, pertinent national and international laws). Prerequisite: Open to third-year and fourth-year students.

LECTURE B1 (67530)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
TH 14:00 - 15:20 (TBD)


B LAW 496 - Individual Research Project II

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Special Study for advanced undergraduates. Prerequisites: B LAW 495, consent of the Instructor and Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Program.

LECTURE B1 (67332)

B LAW 444 - International Business Transactions

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An overview of current international business patterns and the laws surrounding such patterns, with an emphasis on what makes them different from domestic ones. A major force underlying the internationalization of the world economy has been the rapid, sustained growth of international business, both in the traditional form of international trade and in the newer forms of multinational, global and transnational business. This course is designed to provide the student with a basic understanding of the major rules governing cross-border commercial transaction in the contexts of both substantive and procedural law.

LECTURE B1 (60432)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
TH 09:30 - 10:50 (TBD)