Business Law and Practice

Business Law and Practice

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This title is one of a set of resource materials which are for use on the Legal Practice Course. The whole syllabus is covered, including the optional subjects offered by The College of Law. New editions of all the books are published annually. The resource books are written in a clear, modern style. They combine statements on the law with practical comment and advice. Forms and precedents are used to illustrate practice, chapter summaries are provided as revision aids, and wide margins are provided for making notes. Practitioners seeking guidance on unfamiliar areas of practice should also find these books useful. This particular volume deals with business law and practice, and covers areas such as partnerships, companies, insolvency, contractual dealings, supply agreements, EC competition law and agency and distribution agreements.
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  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 210 x 297mm
  • Jordans Ltd
  • Bristol, United Kingdom
  • 0853081832
  • 9780853081838

Table of contents

Part 1 Partnerships: forming and starting a partnership; partners - their position, role and responsibilities, the partnership agreement, liability of partners and others, dissolution of partnerships; taxation - income, capital gains, gifts. Part 2 Companies: forming and starting a private limited company; members; directors; secretary; auditor; the company's constitution; shares - issue, transfer, buy-back, financial assistance; debentures - issue, regulation of charges, enforcement; liability of the company, its officers and members; taxation of the company, directors, members and debentureholders. Part 3 Insolvency: individual insolvency; partnership insolvency; company insolvency. Part 4 Contractual dealings: supply agreements; EC competition law; agency and distribution agreements; employment. Part 5 Company, partnership or sole trader?: comparing the taxation implications; comparing the legal and practical implications; converting a sole trader into a partnership; converting an unincorporated trader into a company. Part 6 Supply agents: types of agreement; some introductory drafting drafting points; supply of goods - the statutory framework, payment and performance. Part 7 EC competition law: an overview of the competition machinery of the EC; Articles 85 of the Treaty of Rome; Article 86 of the Treaty of Rome. Part 8 Agency and distribution agreements: agency - the basic principles; distribution agreements - the nature of the agreement; choosing the right agreement.
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