Tamar is an Assistant Professor. She holds a J.D. degree from the University of British Columbia, and a B.A. (Hons) degree in political science, LL.M. and SJD degrees from the University of Toronto.
Tamar practiced international commercial arbitration in a law firm in Vancouver and as Deputy Counsel at the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris, France. She also acted as legal advisor to the Jerusalem Arbitration Center in Israel and Palestine and was a Graduate Fellow with the conflict resolution group of The Carter Center in Atlanta.
During her doctoral studies, Tamar was a Research Fellow with the Max Planck Institute for Procedural Law in Luxembourg, and a Schulich Fellow at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University in Halifax. She was a receipt of a Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship and a scholarship from the Centre for International Governance Innovation International Law Research Program.
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The law of negligence, damages, intentional interferences with persons, property and chattels, the law of strict liability, occupiers' liability, nuisance, defamation, the economic torts, the future of tort law.Fall Term 2020
The law of negligence, damages, intentional interferences with persons, property and chattels, the law of strict liability, occupiers' liability, nuisance, defamation, the economic torts, the future of tort law.Winter Term 2021
The laws governing corporations including: pre-incorporation matters; the corporation as a legal person; the tortious, criminal, regulatory, and contractual liability of the corporation; fiduciary duties in general and in commercial relationships, especially in the context of directors and officers, corporate social responsibility; corporate management; shareholder rights; and shareholder remedies.Fall Term 2020
The course will cover methods of small business financing including equity, borrowing, government assistance; special structures such as partnerships, joint ventures, farmouts and leases. A second major part of the course will deal with sale of securities to the public, the various parties in public financing, preparation of a prospectus, continuous disclosure and stock exchange requirements; evaluation of and issues involved in takeovers. Prerequisite: LAW 451.Winter Term 2021