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The Directors Manual

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Every Board in Canada should have at least one copy of this publication at their disposal. It provides a plain-language overview of duties, responsibilities, liabilities that Directors face. Useful checklists, tips, forms and a triannual newsletter are all included.
Publication Language: English

This title is Print on Demand – please expect a potential delay in processing and shipping.

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ISBN/ISSN: 9781551419138

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Former Editor: Hartley R. Nathan
Former Contributors: Ryan Chua, Mark A. Freake, Matthew Getzler, Brian A. Levett, J. Glyde Maclennan, Alexandra L. Toten, Jane Yoo

If you are or will be serving as a director of a Canadian corporation, you will need The Directors Manual. Widely regarded as 'the bible' for directors in Canada, it gives you a plain language overview of the duties, responsibilities, and liabilities you face as a director. In particular, it discusses the potential liability of directors under corporate law, securities regulation, tax, trade practices, labour standards law, and environmental protection legislation. The Manual also includes useful precedents, selected legislation relating to corporate directors, plus numerous checklists and practical tips on how to manage your role as a director, including the associated risks.

Relevant commentary is provided on the following topics:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Formal Provisions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Duties and Powers
  • Takeover Bids
  • Disclosure
  • Remuneration of Directors
  • Meetings
  • Financial Information
  • Controls and Sanctions
  • Risk Management
  • Environmental Liability
  • Unlawful Trade Practices
  • Not-for-Profit Corporations
  • Financial Institutions
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency

Included with your subscription is Directors' Briefing, a newsletter published three times annually containing feature articles, digests of recent cases, and updates to legislation that affect the duties, responsibilities, and liabilities of corporate directors in Canada.

Annual subscription. Updated 3 times per year.

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