Mayson, French and Ryan on Company Law

Mayson, French and Ryan on Company Law


By (author) Derek French, By (author) Stephen Mayson, By (author) Christopher L. Ryan

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 872 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 246mm x 46mm | 1,433g
  • Publication date: 15 December 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0199609004
  • ISBN 13: 9780199609000
  • Edition: 28, Revised
  • Edition statement: 28th Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 507,684

Product description

Combining technical detail with a clear and easy-to-follow writing style, this new edition of Mayson, French and Ryan on Company Law continues to provide an excellent grounding in all aspects of company law, making it the go-to text for students and practitioners alike. The only company law textbook to be updated annually, Mayson, French and Ryan on Company Law enables you to confidently approach this sometimes complex area of study. With chapter summary points and a useful 'what is in this chapter' feature, Mayson French and Ryan is easy to use and presents information in a readily accessible and compact format. An accompanying Online Resource Centre provides further support, with a timeline of the implementation of the Companies Act 2006, regular updates and useful weblinks. In this highly readable account, areas of uncertainty and ambiguity are treated in detail, with quotations from important cases used to accompany discussions and illustrate the practical implications of the law. From the classroom to the boardroom, Mayson French and Ryan is the ideal learning aid and reference guide for all the central issues of company law.

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Author information

Derek French has worked as a freelance editor and writer in business and legal publishing for over 20 years. He is editor of Blackstone's Civil Practice and Blackstone's Statutes on Company Law, both published by OUP. He is also author of Applications to Wind Up Companies and Model Articles ofAssociation (OUP). Stephen Mayson is Professor of Strategy and Director of the Legal Services Policy Institute, The College of Law, and Senior Fellow of the Law School at the University of Melbourne. Christopher Ryan is Professor of Law and Head of Department at City University. He was formerly Chief Examiner for Regulations and Compliance for the Securities Industry Examination of the Stock Exchange.

Table of contents

PART I - INTRODUCTION; 1. Introduction; PART 2 - ESTABLISHMENT; 2. Registration; 3. Articles of Association; 4. Transparency; 5. Corporate Personality; PART 3 - FINANCE; 6. Shares; 7. Offering Shares to the Public; 8. Transfer of Shares; 9. Accounts; 10. Distributions and the Maintenance of Capital; 11. Borrowing, Credit and Security; 12. Marketable Loans; 13. Market Abuse; PART 4 - GOVERNANCE; 14. Shareholders; 15. Directors; 16. Director's Duties; 17. Corporate Officers and Promoters; 18. Remedies for Maladministration; 19. Acting for a Company: Agency and Attribution; PART 5 - INSOLVENCY AND LIQUIDATION; 20. Company Insolvency and Liquidation