Moin Yahya, BA (Hons) (Alberta), MA (Alberta), PhD (Toronto), JD (George Mason)

Professor, Faculty of Law


Professor, Faculty of Law
(780) 492-4445
425 Law Centre
8820 - 111 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5



Professor Yahya has been teaching since 2003. His research interests include law and economics.


LAW 451 - Corporations Law

The laws governing corporations including: pre-incorporation matters; the corporation as a legal person; the tortious, criminal, regulatory, and contractual liability of the corporation; fiduciary duties in general and in commercial relationships, especially in the context of directors and officers, corporate social responsibility; corporate management; shareholder rights; and shareholder remedies.

LAW 456 - Professionalism and Ethics

An examination of the organization of the legal profession in Canada and the professional conduct of lawyers as determined by law, ethical codes of conduct and service to the public interest. The course will address civility in communication and conduct, common ethical issues in practice, the fiduciary nature of the lawyer's work, conflicts of interest, confidentiality, lawyer professionalism, and the lawyer's role in the administration of justice including access to the legal system. This will include learning about forms of discrimination and bias recognized in Canadian human rights legislation as they are manifest racism, sexism and bias in the Canadian justice system and the legal profession with attention to racism and sexism.

LAW 613 - Corporate Securities

The objective of the course is to provide students with a basic and general understanding of securities law, as well as the public policy concerns underlying securities regulation in Alberta and Canada. The course covers the foundational concepts of securities law, as well as such topics as the prospectus process, exempt market transactions, continuous disclosure requirements, insider trading rules, take-over bid rules, civil liability, and enforcement. Prerequisite: LAW 451.

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