Stikeman Elliott launches its 2018 guide: Directors and Officers in Canada

July 4, 2018

Stikeman Elliott is pleased to announce the launch of a new edition of Directors and Officers in Canada.

This concise guide to directors’ and officers’ duties and liabilities clearly explains key corporate law concepts, including:

  • the fiduciary duty
  • the duty of care
  • derivative actions
  • the oppression remedy
  • defences
  • indemnification

Readers will also find useful discussions of employment, environmental and tax laws as well as a separate section that considers relevant securities law obligations. The guide gives equal attention to the provincial laws of Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec, in addition to highlighting important federal legislation.

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