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Library of Parliament Publications: Business and Corporate Issues

The Library of Parliament publishes a wide range of publications as background material for Members of Parliament. This popular series of publications offer "thumb-nail sketches" of current issues, from a non-partisan perspective. There are 4 different types of papers:

  • Current Issue Reviews (e.g. Catalogue No.: ##-##E, average 25 pages)
  • Background Papers (e.g. Catalogue No.: BP-XXXE, average 30 pages)
  • Mini Reviews (e.g. Catalogue No.: MR-XXXE, average 8 pages)
  • Parliamentary Research Branch (e.g. Catalogue No.: PRB XX-XXE, average 30 pages, but ones noted as "In Brief" are as short as 2 pages)
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Canada and Offshoring (31 March 2005) PRB 04-59E    
Canada Business Corporation Act: Directors' Residency Requirements and other Residency Issues (7 December 1999) PRB 99-31E $9.95 Add to Cart
Canada Business Corporation Act: Shareholder Communications (18 January 2000) PRB 99-33E $9.95 Add to Cart
Canada Business Corporation Act: Unanimous Shareholder Agreements (20 January 2000) PRB 99-32E $13.50 Add to Cart
Canada Post Corporation as a Provider of Financial and Government Services: The Way to the Future? (25 July 2005) PRB 05-14E $16.50 Add to Cart
Canadian Foreign Direct Investment: Recent Trends (23 January 2004) PRB 03-35E $13.50 Add to Cart
Canadian Response to the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002: New Directions for Corporate Governance (4 October 2005) PRB 05-37E $13.50 Add to Cart
Directors' Liability (29 February 2000) PRB 99-44E $13.50 Add to Cart
Dual-class Share Structures and Best Practices in Corporate Governance (18 August 2005) PRB 05-26E $13.50 Add to Cart
Financial Assistance under the Canada Business Corporations Act (26 February 2000) PRB 99-41E $9.95 Add to Cart
Financial Holding Companies: Bill C-8 and New Options for Financial Conglomerates (12 October 2000) PRB 00-16E $19.95 Add to Cart
The Foreign Direct Investment Review Process in Canada and Other Countries (19 September 2007) PRB 07-13E $13.50 Add to Cart
Improving our Understanding of SMEs [In Brief] (30 April 2003) PRB 02-33E $9.95 Add to Cart
Option Contracts: A Primer (20 July 2000) PRB 00-07E $13.50 Add to Cart
The Pharmaceutical Industry, Prices and Access to Medication: A Balance Under International Stress (3 June 2004) PRB 04-11E $9.95 Add to Cart
Protecting Employee Wages in Bankruptcy (6 March 2002) PRB 01-34E $16.50 Add to Cart
Reforming Canadian Securities Regulation (19 September 2005) PRB 05-28E $13.50 Add to Cart
Removal of the Limit on Individual Ownership of Air Canada Shares by Bill C-38: An Act to amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act [In Brief] (28 November 2001) PRB 01-24E $9.95 Add to Cart
Take-Over Bids (25 January 2000) PRB 99-40E $9.95 Add to Cart
Treatment of Student Loans Under Canadian Bankruptcy Law (18 March 2002) PRB 01-26E $13.50 Add to Cart
The U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002: Reforming Corporate Governance and Disclosure (4 November 2002) PRB 02-42E $13.50 Add to Cart
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This page last modified: February 15, 2008

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