1st Edition

Legal Regulation of British Company Accounts 1836-1900 (RLE Accounting)
Volume 1

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ISBN 9781138979680
Published August 15, 2016 by Routledge
358 Pages

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Book Description

In the UK today the form and content of accounts published by limited companies are closely regulated. In the 19th century the position was different: the popular view was that such matters were for private negotiation between owners and management. Nevertheless, there was a great deal of discussion of the need for regulations, which were actually imposed in a number of areas. This book provides readers with the essence of the many debates that took place, the conclusions reached and the action taken to regulate company accounts.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Further Reading. Private Acts of Parliament: Some Examples. Statutory Companies, General. Railways. Gas. Electricity. Water.

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