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The Role of Boards, Advisory
Panels and Service Providers
    MaRS Entrepreneurship 101
             Craig C. Thorburn
   ...
The Corporate Model
 Corporation
   → Separate legal person
   → Limited liability

 Triad
   → Shareholders
   → Direct...
Shareholders
 Shareholders
   → Election of Directors (also removal)
   → Appointment of Auditors
   → Entitlement to rec...
The Role of Boards, Advisory Panels, Service Providers
The Role of Boards, Advisory Panels, Service Providers
The Role of Boards, Advisory Panels, Service Providers
The Role of Boards, Advisory Panels, Service Providers
The Role of Boards, Advisory Panels, Service Providers
The Role of Boards, Advisory Panels, Service Providers
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In this presentation, speaker Craig Thorburn of Blake Cassels, Graydon looks at the start-up and administration of a business through a corporation with a focus on the efficient use of professional service providers, the management of the corporation through a board of directors and the relationships among shareholders of the corporation.
More information, including webcast: http://www.marsdd.com/Events/Event-Calendar/Ent101/2008/advisoryboards-20080402.html

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The Role of Boards, Advisory Panels, Service Providers

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  2. 2. The Role of Boards, Advisory Panels and Service Providers MaRS Entrepreneurship 101 Craig C. Thorburn Blake, Cassels Graydon LLP April 9, 2008
  3. 3. The Corporate Model  Corporation → Separate legal person → Limited liability  Triad → Shareholders → Directors → Officers 3
  4. 4. Shareholders  Shareholders → Election of Directors (also removal) → Appointment of Auditors → Entitlement to receive Dividends → Proceeds on Winding up → Approval of major changes • sale of all or substantially all assets • change of name • change of articles of incorporation 4

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