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Directors" duties in Canada

by Barry J. Reiter

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Published by CCH Canadian in Toronto, ON .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Directors of corporations -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada.,
  • Stockholders" meetings -- Law and legislation -- Canada.,
  • Corporate governance -- Law and legislation -- Canada.,
  • Corporation law -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBarry Reiter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKE1402 .R45 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 582 p. ;
    Number of Pages582
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16321954M
    ISBN 101553676939
    LC Control Number2007390033

      directors' duties: canada vs. THE U.S. For starters, certain distinctions must be made between the duties of the boards of directors for Canadian and American companies. The general principles of directors' duties Principle 1 Duty to act in good faith for the benef it of the company as a whole A director of a company must ad in good faith in the best interests of the company. This means that a director owes a duty to act in the interests of all its shareholders, present and future.

      The duties owed by directors to a corporation in Canada consist of two distinct facets: the duty to act honestly and in good faith with a Author: Matthew Merkley.   The book provides detailed analysis of directors' duties arising under UK case law, codes and statutory regulation, with extensive reference to the law in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong and New : Rosemary Teele Langford.

      Directors’ duties and liabilities have become the centre of a general legal discussion following the financial scandal that resulted in global recession. Questions have arisen regarding the ways in which the directors of the world’s major financial institutions have handled their duties and how their decisions have impacted investors Author: Marcos Jaramillo. summary of directors’ duties under OSFI guidance The following chart sets out the duties, obligations, and expected practices of the boards of directors of insurance companies under recent Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (“OSFI”) Guidelines.


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