Duties and responsibilities of directors in Canada
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Published by CCH Canadian in Don Mills, Ont .
Written in English



  • Canada.


  • Directors of corporations -- Canada.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby J. M. Wainberg, assisted by Mark I. Wainberg.
ContributionsWainberg, Mark I., joint author.
LC ClassificationsKE1402 .W35 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p. ;
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4608290M
LC Control Number77371727

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