Commercial Applications of Company Law 2020

Commercial Applications of Company Law 2020

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Commercial Applications of Company Law 2020 makes corporate law accessible to practitioners and students by putting the law in context. It focuses on typical events and issues experienced by companies and their advisers, explaining and applying the law in a manner that is understandable and relevant. This textbook guides readers through complex legislation and contemporary issues with expert commentary, while practically demonstrating how company law shapes business planning and decision-making. The new edition has been updated to reflect current legislative and case law developments.KEY FEATURESCase studies including two running case studies involving a listed public company and a large proprietary companyProblem sets to help readers apply legal principles to real-life situationsSample company documents to familiarise readers with the tools they will use in the workplaceLegislative extracts with important provisions from the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (Cth)Table of cases, Table of legislation, and Index to assist with navigating the text.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1080 pages
  • 162 x 241 x 39mm | 1,186g
  • OUP Australia and New Zealand
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • English
  • Revised
  • 21st Revised edition
  • 0190323922
  • 9780190323929
  • 2,781,903

Table of contents

PART A-COMPANIES AND COMPANY LAW1. About Companies2. Company Law3. The Legal Nature of Companies4. Companies and Business Planning5. Constituting CompaniesPART B-COMPANY MANAGEMENT AND GOVERNANCE6. Managing Companies7. Member Decision-Making8. Members' Meetings9. Restrictions on Member Decision-Making10. Company Directors and Other Officers11. Directors' Duties 112. Directors' Duties 213. Directors' Duties 314. Directors' Duties 415. Consequences of Breach of Duty16. Members' Remedies17. Reporting and DisclosurePART C-CORPORATE FINANCE18. Financing Companies19. Shares and Shareholding 120. Shares and Shareholding 221. Securities and Takeovers22. Financial Services and MarketsPART D-COMPANIES AND OUTSIDERS23. Transacting by Companies24. External Administration25. Winding UpPART E-REFERENCE MATERIALS26. Case Studies and Problem Sets27. Sample Company Documents28. Legislation ExtractsFINDING AIDSTABLE OF CASESTABLE OF LEGISLATIONINDEX
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About Pamela Hanrahan

Pamela Hanrahan, Professor, University of New South Wales, Ian Ramsay, Professor, Melbourne Law School, Melbourne University, Geof Stapledon, Vice President Governance, BHP Billiton
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