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Corporate Directors’ Liability, Research Paper 17


This paper addresses the question of the standard of care required from the directors of corporations. At the time of publication, there were different commonlaw rules about Corporate Directors’ Liability in different jurisdictions: that in Alberta being that “a director is not expected to exhibit ‘a greater degree of skill than may [reasonably] be expected from a person of his [sic] knowledge and experience’”; that in Delaware being much higher, that in Indiana being lower; […]

AREA OF LAW Corporate and Commercial
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FORMAT Publications
FILE RPNo.17.pdf

February 3, 1989

Trade Secrets, Final Report 46


The legal protection of trade secrets is a desirable objective for the law to pursue and requires improvement through the implementation of new civil and criminal law measures. This report recommends the creation of two new statutory torts to protect the plaintiff who is without an agreement that is governed by the general law of contract. The first tort is aimed at industrial espionage in relation to trade secrets and would make the acquisition of […]

AREA OF LAW Property
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FORMAT Publications
FILE fr046.pdf
ENACTMENT

Draft statute adopted by Uniform Law Conference of Canada, Victoria, BC, August 1987.

July 1, 1986