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Company Law

1st Edition

By Douglas Smith


352 pages

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pub: 1999-08-06
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Company Law is essential reading for business and law students, and for those studying for professional exams. The theoretical concepts are explored and developed with the use of a variety of case examples to place the learning in context. Comprehensive pedagogy with objectives, review questions, summaries, discussion questions and a case study exercise to consolidate the learning in each chapter. The accessible and concise treatment of the issues explored makes the learning easy to follow and more pertinent to the student needs, particularly for those who are studying a one-semester course.

Easy to read,with a user friendly layout, Company Law, with the use of case studies and review questions leads the reader through the various stages involved with creating and managing a private company through to dissolution.

Building on the learning covered in the companion textbook Business Law, this text is a user friendly and comprehensive introduction to all aspects of company law.


'An excellent book which puts company law into easily understood concepts'
Eric Scott, Lecturerer

Table of Contents

Contents; Cases referred to; Legislation referred to; Introductory comments; Birth of a company - Nature and classification of companies; Corporate personality and lifting the veil; Corporate criminal liability; Company promotion; The company constitution - The memorandum of association; Obtaining and controlling capital - Public offer of shares; Capital: classification, maintenance and alteration; Companies' securities - Shares; Debentures; Company Management - Director; Company secretary; Company meetings; Shareholder and creditor protection - Minority protection; Auditors; Corporate governance; Insider dealing; Companies in trouble - Winding up; Appendix; Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / Business & Financial