Company Law

Company Law

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The Core Text series takes the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing a reliable and invaluable guide for students of law at all levels. Written by leading academics and renowned for their clarity, these concise texts explain the intellectual challenges of each area of the law.

Company Law gives an authoritative and accurate account of key principles and demystifies this complex area of law without oversimplification. The text also includes valuable coverage of corporate governance and theory, including the current debates surrounding these areas. Company Law provides the perfect balance between depth, concision, and accessibility.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 173 x 245 x 28mm | 958g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 10th Revised edition
  • 0198811837
  • 9780198811831
  • 115,038

Table of contents

PART I: Fundamental Principles
1: Introduction to company law
2: Corporate personality and limited liability
3: Lifting the veil
4: Promoters and pre-incorporation contracts
5: Raising capital: equity and its consequences
6: Raising capital: debentures: fixed and floating charges
PART II: Behind the Corporate Veil
7: Share capital
8: The constitution of the company: dealing with insiders
9: Classes of shares and variation of class rights
10: Derivative claims
11: Statutory shareholder remedies
PART III: Issues of Corporate Authority
12: The constitution of the company: dealing with outsiders
13: Corporate management
14: Directors' duties
15: Corporate governance 1: corporate governance and corporate theory
16: Corporate governance 2: the UK corporate governance debate
17: Corporate rescue and liquidations in outline
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About Alan Dignam

Alan Dignam is Professor of Corporate Law, Queen Mary, University of London and Honorary Member, 7 King's Bench Walk Chambers

John Lowry is Emeritus Professor of Commercial Law, University College London and Visiting Professor of Commercial Law, University of Hong Kong
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