The lecture series, sponsored by Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP and directed by Professor Paul B. Miller, brings internationally recognized business law scholars to Queen’s. The Distinguished Lecturers deliver papers of the highest scholarly calibre to engage students, faculty and alumni in discussions on contemporary business law topics.
September 14, 2012 – 1:00 P.M.,Macdonald Hall, Rm 211
“On the Questionable Importance of Corporate Fiduciary Duties” Edward M. Iacobucci, Osler Chair in Business Law, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
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News Story: Osler lecturer advocates for social and market mechanisms to constrain corporate directors’ self-interested behaviour: Cites Magna’s Frank Stronach as a “spectacular outlier of a case”
September 28, 2012 – 1:00 P.M., Macdonald Hall, Rm 211
“Towards Universal Fiduciary Principles”
Tamar Frankel, Michaels Faculty Research Scholar and Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law
October 19, 2012 – 3:00 P.M., Macdonald Hall, Rm 211
“The Structure of Fiduciary Obligations”
Lionel Smith, James McGill Professor of Law, McGill University Faculty of Law
November 16, 2012 – 3:00 P.M., Macdonald Hall, Rm 211
“Unsettled and Unsettling Issues in Corporate Law”
Lyman P.Q. Johnson, Robert O. Bentley Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law
February 8, 2013 – Cancelled due to inclement weather
“Assembly, Association and Form: A Comparative Analysis of Political Regulation of Business Form”
Richard R. W. Brooks, Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law, Yale Law School
The lectures will be available by webcast for viewing by alumni at:
Viewers may enter the webcast site 15 minutes prior to the start time of the lecture.
The lecture series is also the basis of LAW-691 Osler Business Law Seminar, an advanced seminar course open to upper-year students and taught by Professor Miller.