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Law of Partnerships and Corporations Third edition

J. Anthony VanDuzer

Publisher: Irwin Law Inc.
672 pages
ISBN: 978-1-55221-243-1
Format: Nu-book (PDF)

This accessible and practical reference provides an overview of the essential features of the law governing business organizations in Canada. Anthony VanDuzer discusses both the internal and external functions and relationships of business organizations, and the laws that govern them. The book is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide for practitioners and business people setting up and using sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations in Canada. As well, it provides a thorough introduction to the theory and practice of corporate and partnership law.

Features of the third edition:

  • Revised to reflect recent major amendments to the Ontario Business Corporations Act (2007), the Alberta Business Corporations Act (2005) and the new British Columbia Business Corporations Act (2004);
  • Expanded discussion of the revised rules for limited liability partnerships and professional corporations in each province;
  • Discussion of more than 100 new cases including the Supreme Court of Canada’s decisions in Strother, Levis, Danier Leather, Peoples and BCE;
  • Analysis of the 2004 amendments to the Criminal Code expanding the bases upon which corporations and other forms of business organizations may be held criminally responsible;
  • Revised and expanded discussion of the duties of directors and officers in light of Supreme Court of Canada decisions in BCE and Peoples;
  • Discussion of new securities rules for corporate governance;
  • New chapter on corporate governance in theory and practice; and
  • Updated and revised chapter on corporate social responsibility.

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