Corporate tort liability and the problem of overcompliance
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Published by Canadian Law and Economics Association c/o Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English


  • Tort liability of corporations.,
  • Compliance.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Bruce Chapman.
SeriesLaw and economics working paper series -- WPS-45 (1996)
ContributionsCanadian Law and Economics Association., University of Toronto. Faculty of Law.
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. ;
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17438879M

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