Business Law and Tax Law

The law relating to business and taxation. Our faculty members are doing research in areas that include corporate finance, entrepreneurial law, estate planning, international taxation, liability for director malfeasance, corporate governance, the regulation of transnational corporations, bankruptcy and restructuring law, regulation of the Canadian and international mining sector, tax law, charity law, and the regulation of renewable energy markets.

Our Researchers

Catherine Brown

Catherine Brown

  • Estate planning
  • International taxation
  • International trade law

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Jassmine Girgis

Jassmine Girgis

  • Criminal, regulatory and private law liability for director malfeasance in Canada
  • Director and officer liability
  • Corporate law
  • Commercial law
  • Contract law
  • Bankruptcy and restructuring law

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Allan Ingelson

Allan Ingelson

  • Regulation of the Canadian and International Energy and Mining Sector
  • Coal Bed Methane
  • Alternate Energy
  • Environmental Impact Assessments

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Evaristus Oshionebo

Evaristus Oshionebo

  • Law and policy governing extraction and mining of natural resources
  • Corporate responsibility
  • Corporate governance
  • Regulation of transnational corporations
  • Sustainable development
  • Intellectual property law
  • International investment law

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Fenner Stewart

Fenner Stewart

  • Energy Market Reform
  • Corporate Governance
  • Responsible Regulation
  • Legal Theory

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Saul Templeton

Saul Templeton

  • Tax Policy
  • Canadian Tax Law
  • Charity Law
  • Tax Administration

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Bryce Tingle

Bryce Tingle

  • Corporate finance
  • Entrepreneurial law
  • Intellectual Property

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Rudiger Tscherning

Rudiger Tscherning

  • International and Comparative Energy and Natural Resources Law and Policy
  • The Conflict of Laws (Private International Law)
  • International Infrastructure and Construction Law
  • International Nuclear Law and Policy
  • International Commercial Law
  • Transportation of Energy and Commodities

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Kristen van de Biezenbos

Kristen van de Biezenbos

  • Energy Extraction, Transportation, and Land Use Issues
  • Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Policy
  • Renewable Energy Markets and Regulation
  • Offshore Energy Law

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Catching the Entrepreneurial Bug

Professions such as social work and health care aren't traditionally associated with entrepreneurial thinking, but UCalgary faculty members across campus are incorporating that mindset into their disciplines.

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Related Clinics

Related Moots

  • Davies’ Corporate/Securities Moot
  • Donald G. Bowman National Tax Moot