Annotated Companies Legislation by John BirdsAnnotated Companies Legislation by John Birds

Annotated Companies Legislation

EditorJohn Birds

Paperback | August 2, 2013

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Annotated Companies Legislation is the only single volume commentary with a complete set of company law materials. It draws together in one place all you need to know about the legislation with substantive and high-quality commentary in a section-by-section format. With a high quality authorteam from a mix of disciplines, this guide to the Companies Act 2006 and surviving parts of older legislation is easy to navigate and value for money.The third edition provides up-to-date analysis on all recent developments and new case law such as Bain v The Rangers Football Club plc [2011] CSOH 158. By popular demand the book now includes the whole of Part VI of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 with detailed commentary on theprospectus provisions. The commentary to section 894 has been updated to refer to the likely changes resulting from the proposed amendments to CA 2006, Part 25 which will introduce a UK wide system of registration for company charges. Part 15 and the relevant commentary has been significantlyamended to cover the increased exemptions from audit for small companies.This one-stop resource provides guidance on the interpretation of the law and the impact of changes made by the Companies Act 2006 by reference to case law, Hansard and Committee Reports, as well as including copies of all substantive secondary material. Usability is enhanced for quick and easyresearch with the inclusion of derivation and destination tables easing navigation around the 2006 regime, and the book is organised according to the topics covered in the Parts of the 2006 Act, with paragraph numbers referencing the Parts and sections of the Act, designed with the user in mind.The third edition continutes to be a much-needed fresh commentary on the companies legislation. It provides a single, convenient and portable volume and is the complete companion to company law for all corporate, MandA, and insolvency lawyers.
Professor John Birds is Honorary Professor at the School of Law at the University of Sheffield. He was Professor of Commercial Law at Sheffield from 1989 to 2006, Professor of Commercial Law at University of Manchester from 2006-2010 and Honorary Professor 2010-2011. Now he is Emeritus Profesor at Manchester and Honorary Professor at ...
Title:Annotated Companies LegislationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:2176 pagesPublished:August 2, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199677697

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Table of Contents

1. General Introductory Provisions2. Company Formation3. A Company's Constitution4. A Company's Capacity and Related Matters5. A Company's Name6. A Company's Registered Office7. Re-registration as a Means of Altering a Company's Status8. A Company's Members9. Exercise of Members' Rights10. A Company's Directors11. Derivative Claims and Proceedings by Members12. Company Secretaries13. Resolutions and Meetings14. Control of Political Donations and Expenditure15. Accounts and Reports16. Audit17. A Company's Share Capital18. Acquisitions by Limited Company of its Own Shares19. Debentures20. Private and Public Companies21. Certification and Transfer of Securities: General22. Information about Interests in a Company's Shares23. Distribution24. A Company's Annual Return25. Company Charges26. Arrangements and Reconstructions27. Mergers and Divisions of Public Companies28. Takeovers etc29. Fraudulent Trading30. Protection of Members Agains Unfair Prejudice31. Dissolution and Restoration to the Register32. Company Investigations: Amendments33. UK Companies not Formed under the Companies Acts34. Overseas Companies35. The Registrar of Companies36. Offences under the Companies Acts37. Companies Supplementary Provisions38. Companies: Interpretation39. Companies: Minor Amendments40. Company Directors: Foreign Disqualification etc41. Business Names42. Statutory Auditors43. Transparency Obligations and Related Matters44. Miscellaneous Provisions45. Northern Ireland46. General Supplementary Provisions47. Final Provisions48. Schedules49. Uncertificated Securities Regulations50. CA 1985 pt CVIII Floating Charges (Scot)51. Table A and Model Articles of Association52. Statutory Instruments53. Part VI of the Financial Services and Markets Act

Editorial Reviews

"In comparison to other available commentaries of the Companies Act 2006, Annotated Companies Legislation will stand out not only as a very accessible general commentary for practitioners but also as an extremely useful source of other relevant legislation, regulation and case law." --Simon Jay, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton