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The corporation is at the centre of economic activity in virtually every business sector in Canada. Not surprisingly, therefore, the laws which govern its creation, management and dissolution can be of central concern to lawyers practising in virtually every field of law. Halsbury's Laws of Canada's comprehensive two volume title Business Corporations I and Business Corporations IIprovides practitioners - especially those who don't specialize in corporate law - with the respected guidance that they need to understand the fundamental legal principles and issues that impact the operation and obligations of business corporations in Canada.
Utilizing the acclaimed Halsbury's format and style, Business Corporations I and Business Corporations II provide a clear and national narrative of the law as it relates to both the overarching framework and the specific rules set out in the various federal, provincial and territorial business corporation statutes in force across Canada. From basic principles of corporate personality and incorporation to corporate financing, the powers and liability of directors, shareholder remedies and corporate dissolution, these valuable volumes deliver an authoritative and accessible explanation of Canadian corporate principles. Topics covered include:
And much more.
Business Corporations I
I. The Corporate Concept
II. Personality and Its Implications
III. Corporate Liability
IV. Constitutional Considerations
VI. Capacity and Powers
VII. Equity Finance
VIII. Debt Financing
IX. Directors, Officers and Corporate Governance
Business Corporations II
X. Corporate Management
XI. Duties and Liabilities of Directors and Officers
XII. Shareholders and Their Rights
XIII. Shareholder Remedies
XIV. Fundamental Changes
XV. Winding-Up and Dissolution
Kevin P. McGuinness, LL.B., LL.M., S.J.D., is Counsel in the Crown Law Office of the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General. He has taught law in Canada, and Australia, and was Steele Raymond Professor of Business Law at Bournemouth University, England. He is or has been a member of the Editorial Boards of the Construction Law Reports, Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics, and Journal of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Mediation and Negotiation. Mr. McGuinness is the author of Canadian Business Corporations Law, 2nd Edition, co-author of Canadian Civil Procedure Law and the author of numerous other texts and articles.
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