Canadian Agency Law 2nd Edition
Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
For the ultimate authority on the law of agency in Canada, look no further. Renowned legal author and law professor Gerald Fridman, whose scholarly works have been referred to internationally, by provincial appellate courts and by the Supreme Court of Canada, is the author of this definitive business law book on agency law. This landmark work provides a comprehensive treatment of agency law in Canada, dealing with the nature, formation, and termination of agency.
What's New In This Edition?
- Fully updated to provide all the most recent case law with respect to the wide-ranging and disparate law of agency in Canada
- Additional material on the requirements for the creation of agency by ratification
- Increased coverage on agency with respect to contractual liability and criminal responsibility of agents of business corporations
- New content on limited liability partnerships and other agency issues dealing with partnerships
- Expanded analysis of agency tort law, including crown liability, and joint and several liability between agent and principal
In This Book, You'll Find
- A discussion of agency in relation to areas such as: real estate, insurance, the legal profession, powers of attorney, employment, and more
- Analysis which helps readers to understand:
- When an agency relationship is created (and when it is not), and when an agency is terminated
- The role of agents in the context of corporations, partnerships and the crown
- How to limit the authority of agents
- The use and misuse of their authority by agents
- A wealth of case law citations to aid further legal research on agency and agency relationships
Who Should Read This Book?
Table of Contents
Part One - The Relationship Between Agent and Principal
- Lawyers - a must-have reference source for any lawyer representing clients in agency relationships, and also for any lawyer who has acted as an agent in areas of contracts, torts, insurance, real estate, trade & commerce, and entertainment & sports
- Judges - for years, judges have relied on the author's sound legal analysis of agency relationships, and have frequently cited his work in their decisions
- Law Libraries - this book represents a definitive treatise on the law of agency in Canada, and provides a valuable reference source which both law students and faculty will find immensely useful in their research
Chapter 1: Definition
Chapter 2: Creation
Chapter 3: Authority
Chapter 4: Obligations
Chapter 5: TerminationPart Two - The External Effects of Agency
Chapter 6: Contracts
Chapter 7: Property
Chapter 8: Torts
Chapter 9: Crimes
Chapter 10: Evidence
Chapter 11: Business Corporations
Chapter 12: Partnership
Chapter 13: Bills of Exchange
Chapter 14: Conflict of Laws
Gerald H.L. Fridman, Q.C., F.R.S.C., M.A., B.C.L., LL.M.
Gerald Fridman, Q.C., F.R.S.C., M.A., B.C.L., LL.M.
, is professor emeritus at the Faculty of Law at University of Western. He is one of Canada's most prolific authors of legal texts, articles and case notes. His scholarly work is referred to internationally and is cited regularly by the Supreme Court of Canada and provincial appellate courts. He is the author of several well known texts such as The Law of Torts in Canada, The Law of Contracts in Canada, Canadian Agency Law and An Introduction to the Canadian Law of Torts
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