Halsbury's Laws of Canada - Oil and Gas (2013 Reissue) / Partnerships (2013 Reissue)

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Oil and Gas (2013 Reissue)
Michael A. Thackray, Q.C.

The energy sector continues to be perhaps the major influence on both Canadian economic growth and national policy. From a legal perspective, the law governing oil and gas is diverse, and drawn from a wide variety of traditional legal disciplines, including torts, administrative law, contracts, securities, trusts, environmental law, commercial law, criminal law, and real property law.

Written by one of Canada's most respected energy sector lawyers, the title Oil and Gas (2013 Reissue) provides a concise, organized and informed narrative of the law that governs the ownership of, access to, and extraction of oil and natural gas in Canada. Topics covered include:

Partnerships (2013 Reissue)
Maurice Coombs

Apart from sole proprietorship, partnership is likely the oldest form of business organization known to the common law, and one of the most pervasive. Originally developing out of the law of contracts it is an independent body of law that has a life and development of its own. The law of partnerships in Canada represents a classic example of judge-made law, for the most part distilled and illuminated but not codified by statute. It continues to be developed by decisions of our courts made in the context of the relevant partnership legislation.

The Partnerships (2013 Reissue) title provides a clear explanation of the law that governs for-profit, non-corporate business organizations in Canada. Topics covered include:

Table of Contents

Oil and Gas (2013 Reissue)

I. Introduction to Canadian Oil and Gas Law
II. Mines and Mineral Ownership
III. The Leases
IV. Joint Ownership of Oil and Gas Interests
V. Gross Royalty Trusts
VI. Government Regulation
VII. Surface Matters
VIII. Buying and Selling Oil and Gas Interests
IX. Land Titles
X. Rights of First Refusal
XI. Royalty Agreements

Partnerships (2013 Reissue)

I. Introduction
II. Nature of Partnership
III. Existence of Partnership
IV. Relation of Partners to Persons Dealing With Them
V. Relations of Partners to One Another
VI. Fiduciary Duties of Partners
VII. Shares in Partnership
VIII. Dissolution
IX. Limited Liability Partnerships
X. Limited Partnerships

Michael A. Thackray, Q.C. & Maurice Coombs

Oil and Gas (2013 Reissue)

Michael A. Thackray, B.Sc., LL.B.,
is a Partner of McMillan LLP as well as the firm's Office Management Partner in Calgary, Alberta. A leading authority on oil and gas law both in Canada and internationally, Mr. Thackray has been recognized for several years as a "Leading Practitioner in Energy – Oil & Gas" (Lexpert) and as a "Leading Individual" (Chambers Global The World's Leading Lawyers). He currently serves on the Board of Directors of both public and private oil and gas companies in Canada and internationally. He has been retained by other Canadian law firms as an expert on oil and gas matters, has been qualified as an expert in the United States and before the Alberta courts and has provided expert opinion reports and evidence at trial. He is the author of Chapter 42 Oil and Gas of O'Brien's Forms (Canada Law Book), has taught, lectured and written extensively in the field of oil and gas law and served as legal liaison to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landman in the development of the 2007 CAPL Operating Procedure.

Partnerships (2013 Reissue)

Maurice Coombs, B.Sc., LL.B., LL.M.,
is a former Partner at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP and was a Senior Member of the Firm's Research Group, until his retirement at the end of December 2004. Until January of 1998, he was Chair of the firm's Research Group, a post he held for more than 15 years. His research practice at Osler was concentrated in corporate and commercial law, trust law, partnerships, conflicts of laws and similar matters. He has lectured at and written papers for legal and professional programs held by a variety of organizations. He also wrote the Agency, Bills of Exchange, and Equitable Remedies titles for Halsbury's Laws of Canada.

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