Doug Peterson

Executive Professor, Alberta School of Business - Marketing, Business Economics and Law

Contact

Executive Professor, Alberta School of Business - Marketing, Business Economics and Law
Email
dougp@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-7578
Address
2-32B Business Building
11203 Saskatchewan Drive NW
EdmontonAB
T6G 2R6

Overview

Teaching

Teaching Interests

  • International Business Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • Law of Business Organizations
  • Legal Foundations of the Canadian Economy
  • Pacific Rim Law

Courses

B LAW 301 - Legal Foundations of the Canadian Economy

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.

Spring Term 2022

B LAW 402 - Business Contracts

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.

Spring Term 2022

B LAW 422 - Law of Business Organizations

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.

Spring Term 2022

B LAW 488 - Selected Topics in Business Law

Normally restricted to third- and fourth-year Business students. Prerequisites: B LAW 301 or consent of department. Additional prerequisites may be required.

Winter Term 2023

B LAW 496 - Individual Research Project II

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

Spring Term 2022

B LAW 686 - Selected Topics in Business Law

Topics may vary from year to year. Students should check with the MBA Office for pre/corequisites of specific sections.

Fall Term 2022

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