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Duties and responsibilities of directors in Canada

J. M. Wainberg

Duties and responsibilities of directors in Canada

by J. M. Wainberg

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Published by CCH Canadian in Don Mills, Ont .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Directors of corporations -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby J.M. Wainberg and Mark I. Wainberg.
      ContributionsWainberg, Mark I.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKE1402 .W35 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 77 p. ;
      Number of Pages77
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1795259M
      ISBN 100887964346
      LC Control Number89195283

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