4th Edition

Unlocking Company Law





ISBN 9781138308558
Published July 23, 2018 by Routledge
582 Pages

USD $46.95

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Book Description

Unlocking Company Law is the ideal resource for learning and revising Company Law. This 4th edition has been extensively updated, and this, along with its many pedagogical features, makes it the ideal companion for students studying Company Law.

Each chapter in the book contains:

• aims and objectives;

• activities such as self-test questions;

• charts of key facts to consolidate your knowledge;

• diagrams to aid memory and understanding;

• prominently displayed cases and judgments;

• chapter summaries;

• essay questions with answer plans.

In addition, the book features a glossary of legal terminology, making the law more accessible.

Table of Contents

1: INTRODUCTION TO COMPANY LAW;  2: LEGAL STRUCTURES OF BUSINESS ORGANISATIONS;  3: THE COMPANY AS A DISTINCT AND LEGAL PERSON;  4: COMPANY FORMATION AND LINKED ISSUES;   5: THE CONSTITUTION OF THE COMPANY;  6: FINANCING A COMPANY;  7: SHAREHOLDERS, SHARES AND SHARE CAPITAL;  8: CAPITAL MAINTENANCE AND DISTRIBUTIONS;  9: CORPORATE GOVERNANCE;  10: LEGALLY BINDING THE COMPANY;  11: DIRECTORS’ DUTIES: GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS AND MANAGEMENT DUTIES;  12: DIRECTORS’ DUTIES: CONFLICT OF INTEREST DUTIES;  13: DIRECTORS’ DUTIES: REMEDIES AND RELIEFS AND DIRECTOR DISQUALIFICATION;  14: SHAREHOLDER REMEDIES;  15: RESTRUCTURING, RESCUING TROUBLED COMPANIES AND TAKEOVERS;  16: WINDING UP AND DISSOLUTION OF A COMPANY;  17: TRANSPARENCY

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Biography

Susan McLaughlin is Senior Lecturer in Law at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University.