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Director’s Liability in Canada Offers an Authoritative Analysis of Laws and Precedents and Helps Directors Minimize Personal Liability - ResearchAndMarkets.com

November 28, 2019

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 28, 2019--

The “Director’s Liability in Canada” newsletter has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Due to legislative changes, directors of both for-profit and non-profit organizations can now be held personally liable for the actions of their organizations, putting them at risk for fines or even imprisonment. Directors’ Liability in Canada offers an extensive, thoroughly researched, authoritative analysis of the pertinent laws and precedents so that the risk of personal liability for directors and officers in Canada can be minimized.

Benefits

Directors’ Liability in Canada provides the information required to:

Features

Comprehensive Analysis

Key Topics Covered:

Preface

Introduction

1 Historical Perspective

2 Overview of the Corporate Structure

3 Considerations Before Accepting a Directorship

1 Liabilities Relating to Corporate Law

1 Introduction

2 Fiduciary Duty

3 Duty of Care, Diligence, and Skill

4 Conflict of Interest

5 Loans and Other Financial Assistance to Directors

6 Declaration of Dividends

7 Issuing Shares for Consideration Other Than Money

8 Corporate Purchase, Redemption, or Other Acquisition of Shares

9 Rights of Directors

10 Avoiding Liability

Good Practices Checklist

2 Liabilities Relating to Employment Law

1 Introduction

2 Wages and Related Benefits

3 Wrongful Dismissal and Termination Pay

4 Workplace Safety and Protection

5 Hazardous Substances in the Workplace

6 Income Tax

7 Pensions

8 Employment Insurance

9 Human Rights

10 Sexual Harassment

11 Age Discrimination and Mandatory Retirement

Good Practices Checklist

3 Liabilities Relating to Environmental Law

1 Introduction

2 Environmental Assessment

3 Harm To Air, Land, or Water

4 Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Good Practices Checklist

4 Liabilities Relating to Financial Reporting and Disclosure

1 Introduction

2 Common Law

3 Financial Statements

4 Certified Disclosure

Good Practices Checklist

5 Liabilities Relating to Taxation Law

1 Introduction

2 Income Tax Act

3 Goods and Services Tax

4 Canada Pension Plan

5 Employment Insurance

6 Provincial Taxes

7 Workers’ Compensation

Good Practices Checklist

6 Liabilities Relating to Securities Law

1 Introduction

2 Legislation and Other Regulations

3 Financing

4 Continuing Disclosure Obligations

5 Statutory Civil Liability to Secondary Securities Market Participants

Good Practices Checklist

7 Products Liability & Consumer Protection Law

1 Introduction

2 Products Liability

3 Consumer Protection

Good Practices Checklist

8 Non-Profit Organizations

1 Introduction

2 General Characteristics of Non-Profit Organizations

3 Non-Profit Corporations or Societies

4 Co-operative Associations

5 Condominium Corporations

6 Public Non-Profit Organizations

7 Unincorporated Groups

8 Avoiding Liability

Good Practices Checklist

9 Financial Institutions

1 Introduction

2 Credit Unions and Caisses Populaires

3 Banks and Similar Institutions

4 Deposit Insurance

5 Trust Companies

Good Practices Checklist

10 Liabilities Relating to Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law

1 Introduction

2 Bankruptcy

3 Compromises with the Corporation’s Creditors

4 Winding-Up

5 Liability to Creditors for Oppression

6 Liability in Transactions to Defeat Creditors

7 Corporate Reorganizations

Good Practices Checklist

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