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Are directors and officers entitled to indemnification of their costs and expenses in advance of a final disposition?
Are directors of non-profit corporations treated differently than directors of for-profit corporations with respect to liability for a terminated employee's wages?
Can a director be removed without a quorum present at a shareholders' meeting?
Can a director of a corporation be considered an “employee” of the corporation and therefore entitled to reasonable notice of termination?
Can a director of a corporation be restricted from access to the corporate records?
Can a director of a corporation suspend wage payments to a shareholder/employee due to the corporation's negative cash flow?
Can a director of a non-profit corporation be removed without a quorum present at a members' meeting in circumstances where the by-laws are silent on the removal of directors?
Can corporate funds be used to defend against a lawsuit initiated by a shareholder or joint venturer, where the issue is really between the shareholders or joint venturers?
Can directors and officers and the corporations they represent escape liability for environmental offences by establishing that they took “all reasonable care” to avoid the offence?
Can directors and officers escape liability for environmental offences by establishing that they took “all reasonable care” to avoid the offence?
Can directors approve their own remuneration in Alberta? If so, what restraints are placed on directors' approval of remuneration?
Does a director who has resigned have personal liability for “wages” or “debts for services performed” pursuant to the Alberta Employment Standards Code and Alberta Business Corporations Act?
Does the Alberta Business Corporations Act prohibit a director in Alberta from voting to approve a contract when the director has a personal interest in the contract?
How are damages for a director's breach of fiduciary duty determined in Alberta?
How can reliance on legal advice rebut an allegation of mala fides under section 124(3) of the Canada Business Corporations Act?
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