Corporate Law MCQs

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Which of the following is equally influenced by collective agreements and individual employment contracts?






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What term implied by common law will influence an employer's ability to effect the termination of an employment arrangement?






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Which of the following correctly describes the implied rights and duties of an employer that wishes to terminate an employment relationship without ca...






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Footage from a retail store's security cameras shows a long-term employee stealing groceries from the store. What advice would you expect the sto...






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According to policy, Celine's employer has accumulated a number of minor incidents in her employee performance records over the course of her thr...






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After three years of stellar performance, Roddy has begun to miss deadlines. After missing the third deadline, his human resource manager met with Rod...






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A court is hearing a matter regarding an alleged wrongful termination involving serious allegations of employee dishonesty. What must the court consid...






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Excel Roofing Ltd. terminated an employee for failing to wear a safety harness while working on a project. What factor or factors might a court consid...






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The defendant's counsel argued his client's termination of the plaintiff's employment without notice after one incident of incompetence...






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Which of the following is the term for chronic absenteeism and lateness without authorization or excuse?






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What is the term for an employee's deliberate failure to carry out lawful and reasonable orders?






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An investigation into habitual absenteeism revealed Howard had a second, part-time job. When the work schedules occasionally conflicted, he claimed ab...






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The case of Dowling v. Halifax (City of), [1998] 1 S.C.R. 22, involved a long-serving employee entitled to 24 months' notice of termination. The ...






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Which of the following would you expect a court to consider when determining the proper amount of notice to award a wrongfully dismissed employee?






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On February 16, Angelina's doctor placed her on total disability, indicating her condition would likely take the next four months to resolve. On ...






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Which of the following cases set out the factors to be considered in determining quantum of appropriate notice on termination of employment as endorse...






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Jarvis has been employed as a "greeter" in a department store for several years. Recently, his employer recently advised him that he is bein...






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Fatima has worked as a paralegal with Shep & Shap LLP for 15 years. The firm began to downsize, and Fatima received notice of termination that she...






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Which of the following would constitute bad faith on the part of an employer according to the Supreme Court of Canada?






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What are the primary factors that tend to lengthen the period of notice an employee is entitled to on termination?






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Due to her firm's downsizing plans, Marina learned she would be expected to complete clerical work, at her current rate of pay, for five lawyers ...






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Jasmine's former employer has been unsuccessful in establishing just cause for her termination, and the court has determined that she is entitled...






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All week, Jeff consistently ran the Naked News on his computer while Tess was present taking instruction on his files. Despite her obvious discomfort ...






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Before making any changes affecting Kim's job, his human resources manager discussed the nature of the changes and the necessity for them. She as...






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Kyle was terminated from his position as an accountant. He believes he was unjustly terminated and intends to sue for wrongful dismissal. The only alt...






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How should an employee reconcile the duty to uphold the public's interest with the duty of loyalty and good faith to an employer with respect to ...






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Why is specific performance or reinstatement rarely an option provided by the courts to an employee claiming wrongful termination from a position in t...






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What was the impact of the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in its landmark case Honda Canada Inc. v. Keys on the awarding of damages in cases ...






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According to the Supreme Court of Canada in Honda Canada Inc. v. Keys, when would it be appropriate to award punitive damages in the context of a wron...






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Having recently saved the company a half a million in lost productivity, Stan was ill-prepared for the unexpected termination of his employment and th...






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Kyrie has filed a wrongful termination suit alleging bad faith on the part of her former employer of nine years. At the time of her dismissal from her...






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What does the duty to mitigate require of an employee whose position has been constructively terminated?






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To which of the following are factors such as the age of the employee and his or her attachment to the community relevant in employment law?






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With respect to punitive damages, what is meant by the statement "the employer's bad faith acts must be so malicious and outrageous that the...






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Jerry has decided to accept his employer's termination package, which will give him six months pay and benefits in lieu of six months of notice. ...






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Which of the following would be included in the monies prescribed by legislation as due and owing to an employee at the time of their termination?






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Martina's company is downsizing, and she has been notified that her employment relationship will be terminated. She has been asked to give up her...






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Alex's employment has been terminated due to a recent amalgamation. She met with Roger, the human resources senior manager, and reviewed the seve...






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Which of the following is a distinguishing characteristic of the collective agreement, with respect to challenging an employer's decision to term...






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Which of the following is a distinguishing feature of the grievance process?






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In what way are professionals similar to one another?






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Valdyn, Jacob, and Bob have just finished a review of their business's legal expenses for the past year. While there has been an increase, it has...






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Harold has practiced commercial law for three years. If Harold is hired by Canuck Publishing Inc. as the senior manager responsible for the quality of...






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George is a lawyer who provides legal services "in-house" for a manufacturing company. Which of the following statements is correct regarding this arr...






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Which of the following would strongly support a systematic approach to assessing and controlling associated costs, regardless of the type of professio...






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Which of the following is synonymous with a "retainer" with regard to professional services?






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Sheps & Shaps LLP provides legal services by preparing contracts for an architectural firm on a regular basis. Which of the following best describes t...






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A professional service contract should provide for unseen developments during the course of the contract. In so doing, which of the following question...






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Peabody and Company, a law firm, prepared a will for a client who has since passed away. Unfortunately, the firm was careless in preparing the will, a...






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A fiduciary is required to act primarily in the interests of the person to whom a responsibility is owed. Which of the following notions captures the ...






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Which of the following statements represents one of the key criticisms of the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Hercules Management Ltd. v, Ernst & ...






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Accountants owe a fiduciary duty to their clients based on elements of trust and confidence. Which of the following would also be strongly supported b...






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Why must an auditor act independently of any interest of the company that has retained him or her to perform the audit?






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Following his accounting firm's audit team being hired by Canuck Inc. to review Northern Ltd.'s books, Tysan contacted several members he kn...






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A lawyer has entered a contract with her client to purchase the client's summer cottage and is representing both herself and the client with resp...






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A lawyer met with several members of the community at a social function. During the evening, he spent a great deal of time discussing one particular c...






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Which of the following is a distinguishing feature of fiduciary relationships?






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A consulting engineer incorrectly reports that a particular property is free from soil contamination. Several years later, the property is purchased b...






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A banker was asked for an opinion about the creditworthiness of a customer. He provided an opinion describing the customer as a poor credit risk witho...






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Dr. Walton, a practising psychologist, prepared a report for litigation purposes, as requested by Hayley's lawyer. Hayley has been receiving disa...






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Pym and Pike is a law firm that is considering forming an LLP. Which of the following statements correctly describes the key advantage to Pym and Pike...






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Which of the following represents a criticism of the self-regulating model of professional regulation?






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Which of the following represents a service provided by legal self-regulating bodies (Law Societies)?






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In what way are losses resulting from damage to property and pure economic losses similar with respect to professional liabilities arising in tort?






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With which of the following is the phrase "in an indeterminate amount for an indeterminate time to an indeterminate class" synonymous with respect to ...






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What was the traditional position of the courts to deny the claims of third parties based on?






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In the case of Haig v. Bamford, (1976) 72 D.L.R. (3d) 68 S.C.C., the Supreme Court found the defendants (auditors) owed a duty of care to third-party ...






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Breanne is considered to be one of the top family law professionals in her province. She has been retained by Martha's lawyer to give an opinion ...






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Which of the following is a condition of practice in most professions?






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What is the key to limiting the duty of care owed by an auditor to third parties as defined by the foreseeability principle?






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Triston is one of a number of shareholders of TVG Group Inc. who lost a substantial sum by relying on the negligently prepared audit of the companyâ...






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Michelle, Michael, Savenna, and Hirsch have just concluded their new partnership's organizational meeting. The group of busy commercial lawyers d...






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What must be present in order for a professional to owe a duty of care to a particular plaintiff?






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How have limited liability partnerships been introduced into Canadian society?






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How were members of the various professions able to secure the right to practise their professions through the limited liability partnership?






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Which of the following is a legitimate concern for clients or third parties who rely on professionals who provide their services through a limited lia...






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Why are most professional firms unincorporated?






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Which of the following is a feature typical of legislation regulating professions in Canada?






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Which of the following is a distinguishing characteristic of professions?






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In which of the following circumstances will the lawyer's indemnification fund compensate the victims of one of its practicing members?






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Which of the following roughly approximates the meaning of the term caveat emptor?






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Which of the following is a criticism of the strict application of the common law maxim, caveat emptor?






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What is the role placed by law on the purchaser of a product with respect to securing the entitlement to a common law remedy?






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Which of the following strongly supported the creation of principles set out in a specialized branch of contract law intended to provide a measure of ...






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Which of the following transactions would NOT fall under the Sale of Goods Act?






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Which of the following would be essential to determining a remedy with respect to the breach of a term under the sale of goods legislation?






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Which of the following is recognized as a term that cannot be easily classified under the Sale of Goods Act?






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Which of the following terms describes a minor term in a contract for the sale of goods?






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Why would a buyer be relieved of the implied statutory requirement to make its intended purpose of purchasing goods known to the seller of those goods...






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Which of the following is an implied term when goods are sold "by description"?






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What is meant by the term "merchantable quality"?






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Marta went to the local office supply store to buy a few packages of grey linen bond paper. The clerk showed Marta laminated covered samples but refus...






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EcoDesign Inc. (Eco) purchased 200 weeping caragana trees for spring planting from Abbot Garden Centre Ltd. Two weeks later, planting was complete and...






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Alison advised the sales manager at SpudsRUs Ltd. that she had rejected the shipment of potatoes received from Spuds that morning. As this was the sec...






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Good health Farms Inc. was sued by a customer, and the court has now ordered that the plaintiff is entitled to a reduction in the price initially agre...






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In the case of Chalmers Suspensions International Ltd. v. B&B Automation Equipment Inc., 2008 CanLII 15767 (ON S.C.), the court determined, among ...






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A judge has found that Clear View Windows Inc. is liable to pay damages to a client for breach of one of its implied obligations under the Sale of Goo...






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Which of the following prohibits the defense of privity of contract?






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Which of the following would most strongly influence the remedies available to a consumer under consumer protection legislation?






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Which of the following is relevant to a determination of what is reasonable with respect to the nature, intended purpose, and price paid for goods und...