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Commonwealth Caribbean company law

Author: Andrew D Burgess
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
Series: Commonwealth Caribbean law series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the last twenty-five years, company law in the Commonwealth Caribbean has undergone dramatic changes, from a model influenced by English law to a new, harmonised collection of regional legislation based on the Caricom and CLI Model Acts, varying substantially across Caricom member states. The variation within Caribbean company law presents an enormous challenge, both in terms of the breadth of the subject and in  Read more...
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Burgess, Andrew D.
Commonwealth Caribbean company law.
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2013
(DLC) 2012026367
(OCoLC)798093646
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew D Burgess
ISBN: 9781135107673 113510767X
OCLC Number: 1004739708
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (cxxxii, 609 pages)
Contents: Modern commonwealth caribbean company law in perspective --
Classification of companies --
Company formation --
Promotion and pre-incorporation transactions --
Corporate personality --
Corporate capacity and corporate agency --
Raising share capital --
Capital maintenance --
Shares, classes of shares and class rights --
Directors and other officers --
Directors' statutory fiduciary duty --
Directors' duty of loyalty --
Directors' statutory non-fiduciary duties --
Directors' liabilities --
Shareholders' decision-making rights --
Shareholders and the complainant remedies --
Other shareholders' remedies --
Dissenting shareholders' appraisal remedy --
Prospectuses --
Liabilities for misleading prospectuses --
Company charges --
Debantures and trust deeds --
Receivers and receiver-managers --
Insider trading --
Fundamental company changes --
Financial disclosure and audit requirements --
Transfers of shares and debentures --
Corporate registers and records --
Take-over bids.
Series Title: Commonwealth Caribbean law series.
Responsibility: Andrew Burgess.

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"In the last twenty-five years, company law in the Commonwealth Caribbean has undergone dramatic changes, from a model influenced by English law to a new, harmonised collection of regional legislation based on the Caricom and CLI Model Acts, varying substantially across Caricom member states. The variation within Caribbean company law presents an enormous challenge, both in terms of the breadth of the subject and in addressing the difference in provisions of one state's Company Law Act as opposed to that of another. Using the Caricom Model Act and CLI Model Act as a basis for its structure, Commonwealth Caribbean Company Law examines and compares regional implementation of company law in an accessible and comprehensive manner that will be invaluable to students and practitioners in the region"--P. [i].

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