New Edition of Tony VanDuzer’s Popular Corporate Law Book Published

Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2018

Tony VanDuzer and the cover of his book

In August 2018, Irwin Law published Professor VanDuzer’s book, The Law of Partnerships and Corporations, 4th edition. First published in 1997, Professor VanDuzer’s book has been widely used in law school courses across the country.  It has also been cited in more than 30 judicial decisions, including the Supreme Court of Canada’s 2014 decision in McCormick v Fasken Martineau Dumoulin. More than 12,000 copies have been sold to date.


The new edition incorporates references to dozens of new cases decided since the third edition was published in 2009. It provides an analysis of the 2018 amendments to the Canada Business Corporations Act requiring diversity reporting by federally incorporated corporations as well as expanded discussion of securities law, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility.


J. Anthony VanDuzer

August 2018
Irwin Law Inc.
ISBN: 978-1-55221-468-8


 The Law of Partnerships & Corporations


This accessible and practical reference provides an overview of the essential features of the law governing business organizations in Canada, both in theory and practice. It is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide for practitioners and business people setting up and using sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations to carry on small businesses as well as a thorough introduction to the law and policy of public company governance.

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Corporate Law, Securities Law


About the Author:

Anthony (Tony) VanDuzer is a full professor at the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section. He currently holds the Hyman Soloway Chair in Business and Trade Law, is a co-chair of the Faculty’s International Law Group and an Adjunct Research Professor at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. At the University of Ottawa, Professor VanDuzer teaches contracts and upper year courses on domestic and international business law. His main area of interest is international trade and investment.

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