This accessible and practical reference provides an overview of the essential features of the law governing business organizations in Canada. Anthony VanDuzer discusses both the internal and external functions and relationships of business organizations, and the laws that govern them. The book is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide for practitioners and business people setting up and using sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations in Canada. It provides a thorough introduction to the theory and practice of corporate and partnership law. The third edition contains a new chapter on corporate governance in theory and practice, which identifies the determinants of corporate governance other than corporate law rules in theory and practice and discusses their relationship with corporate and securities law.