Commercial Applications of Company Law 2020

Commercial Applications of Company Law 2020

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A practical, accessible approach to how company law shapes business planning.Commercial Applications of Company Law 2021 makes corporate law accessible to students and practitioners by putting the law in context. Focusing on typical experiences of companies and their advisers, it explains the application of the law in an understandable and relevant manner.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.NEW TO THIS EDITION:Changes to meeting procedures, corporate reporting and execution of documents in response to the COVID-19 pandemicPredicted changes to director liability and restructuring options and procedures in corporate insolvencyNew cases in directors' and officers' liabilityExpanded treatment of corporate social responsibility and evolving environmental, social and governance risk management and reporting frameworks.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 980 pages
  • 161 x 241 x 28mm | 1g
  • OUP Australia and New Zealand
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • English
  • Revised
  • 22nd Revised edition
  • 0190330759
  • 9780190330750

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 is a Professor and Deputy Head of School (Research), University of New South Wales.

Ian Ramsay is a Professor, Melbourne Law School, The University of Melbourne.

Geof Stapledon is Vice President, Governance at BHP Billiton.
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