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Transcending the Shareholder Primacy Debate: Sustainable Corporate Governance in Canada

The McGill Law Journal Podcast

Release Date: 02/26/2021

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In this episode, we will explore alternatives to established theories in corporate governance, and their ensuing implications for addressing pressing societal problems. We will hear from Dr. Carol Liao, an associate professor, UBC Sauder Distinguished Scholar​, and Director of the Centre for Business Law at the Peter A. Allard School of Law.

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