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Canadian Business Corporations Law 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9780433443025
Published: August 2007
Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
Country of Publication: Canada
Format: Hardback
Price: £200.00



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This new edition of Kevin McGuinness’s widely cited treatise on corporate law covers the wealth of case law and legislative changes since 1999. Discover how major corporate scandals and amendments to the Canadian Business Corporations Act and Ontario Business Corporations Act have impacted the way your clients operate—and what your new responsibilities involve.

Canadian Business Corporations Law, formerly known as The Law and Practice of Canadian Business Corporations combines all commentary and analysis into a convenient, user-friendly volume that you can easily bring to court or the boardroom.

  • How do unlimited liability corporations work and when are they useful?
  • Under what circumstances will courts pierce the corporate veil?
  • To what extent are federal corporations subject to regulation under provincial law?
  • What liabilities do corporate promoters face?
  • How do courts treat pre-incorporation contracts?
  • What recent directions have been taken regarding derivative actions?
  • Can the oppression remedy be employed to aid recovery in a bankruptcy?
  • Where do the requirements of corporate and securities laws overlap and how are their differences resolved?
  • How have recent CSA National Instruments impacted corporate operations?
  • Have corporate governance concerns pushed the law too far?
What’s New in this Edition:-
  • Over 1,000 new cases from Canada, England, other Commonwealth countries, and the United States that significantly influence Canadian corporate law
  • Table of concordance to simplify interpretation of business corporations statutes in force across Canada
  • Extensive new material dealing with execution of corporate instruments, board committee structure and decision making, the growing role of independent directors, board confidentiality, interpretation of pre-emptive rights, directors’ duties of disclosure, corporate criminality, corporate record keeping, director disclosure, audit and related obligations, and the implications of Bill C-55
  • Expanded coverage of the business judgment rule, liability of directors and officers for corporate wrong-doing, transactions involving dissolved corporations, director and officer insurance, oppression and other shareholder remedies, shareholder voting and the right to vote

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Canada
Contents:
Preface to the Second Edition
Table of Concordance
Chapter 1: The Corporate Concept
Chapter 2: Personality and Its Implications
Chapter 3: Corporate Liability
Chapter 4: Constitutional Considerations
Chapter 5: Incorporation
Chapter 6: The Capacity and Powers of Corporations and the Manner
of Their Exercise
Chapter 7: Equity Finance
Chapter 8: Debt Financing
Chapter 9: Directors, Officers, and the Notion of Corporate Governance
Chapter 10: Corporate Management
Chapter 11: Duties and Liabilities of Directors and Officers
Chapter 12: Shareholders and Their Rights
Chapter 13: Shareholder Remedies
Chapter 14: Fundamental Changes
Chapter 15: Winding-up and Dissolution
Index