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Company law

Author: Alan J Dignam; John P Lowry
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Series: Butterworths core text series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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With particular emphasis on corporate governance and the theoretical bases underlying company law, this book focuses on key principles taught on undergraduate courses and is highly praised for its clarity of explanation and authoritative style.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan J Dignam; John P Lowry
ISBN: 9780199643226 0199643229
OCLC Number: 792747092
Notes: Previous edition: 2010.
Description: xlviii, 515 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: PART I: FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES ; 1. Introduction to company law ; 2. Corporate personality and limited liability ; 3. Lifting the veil ; 4. Promoters and pre-incorporation contracts ; 5. Raising capital: equity and its consequences ; 6. Raising capital: debentures - fixed and floating charges ; PART II: BEHIND THE CORPORATE VEIL ; 7. Share capital ; 8. The constitution of the company: dealing with insiders ; 9. Classes of shares and variation of class rights ; 10. Derivative claims ; 11. Statutory shareholder remedies ; PART III: ISSUES OF CORPORATE AUTHORITY ; 12. The constitution of the company: dealing with outsiders ; 13. Corporate management ; 14. Directors' duties ; 15. Corporate governance 1: corporate governance and corporate theory ; 16. Corporate governance 2: the UK corporate governance debate ; 17. Corporate rescue and liquidations
Series Title: Butterworths core text series.
Responsibility: Alan Dignam, John Lowry.

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Review from previous edition This remains an excellent, concise textbook on company law. Christopher Riley, Reader in Law, Durham University My favourite shorter text on company law. The authors Read more...

 
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