Mayson, French & Ryan on Company Law

Mayson, French & 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 244mm x 46mm | 1,500g
  • Publication date: 30 November 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 019967762X
  • ISBN 13: 9780199677627
  • Edition: 30, Revised
  • Edition statement: 30th Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 803,167

Product description

Considered one of the most current and accurate accounts of company law to date, Mayson, French & Ryan on Company Law has been firmly established as the go-to text for students and practitioners alike. Now in its 30th edition, it continues to combine technical detail with a clear and easy-to-follow writing style, providing an excellent foundation for anyone studying company law. The only company law textbook to be updated annually, Mayson, French & Ryan enables you to confidently approach this sometimes complex area of study. With its easy-to-use format and comprehensive style, difficult areas of company law are examined in detail, with quotations from important cases used to accompany discussions and illustrate the practical implications of the law and how it works. An accompanying Online Resource Centre provides further support with regular updates and further information, ensuring that you are always kept informed. Whether you are an experienced solicitor or just starting your law career, Mayson, French & Ryan is the ideal companion for navigating the complicated world of company law. Online Resource Centre The Online Resource Centre will feature updates related to company law.

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Christopher Ryan is Professor of Law and Associate Dean at the City Law School, City University London, formerly Head of Department at the City Law School and Chief Examiner for Regulation and Compliance for the Security Industry examinations of the London Stock Exchange.

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Review from previous edition 'I think the book is one of the main references in Company Law, especially for UG students and also for PG foreign students who approach UK company law for the first time.' Dr Vincenzo Bavoso, Lecturer in Law, Kingston Law School 'As with its previous editions, this is a strong book. It is well structured and it retains its clear language and clarity. It deals with most aspects with enough depth and its language remains to be clear, straightforward and easy to understand.' Dr Demetra Arsalidou, Lecturer, Cardiff University 'Mayson, French & Ryan is an excellent book for various reasons: it is up to date; it is comprehensive in that even if it doesn't itself enter the detail, it tells you where it might be found ... the range of references is excellent and very important to me; it is a very

Table of contents

PART 1 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