Company Law: Theory, Structure and Operation by Brian R. Cheffins

Company Law: Theory, Structure and Operation

byBrian R. Cheffins

Paperback | May 1, 1997

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Company Law: Theory, Structure and Operation is the first United Kingdom law text to use economic theory to provide insights into corporate law, an approach widely adopted in the United States. In this book, Brian Cheffins discusses the inner workings of companies, examines the impact of thelegal system on corporate activities, and evaluates the merits of governmental regulatory strategies. The book covers core areas of the undergraduate company law syllabus in a stimulating and theoretically enlightening fashion and addresses important company law topics such as: * limited liabilityof shareholders * shareholders' remedies * corporate governance (including the Cadbury Report) * executive pay (including the Greenbury Report) * the role of self-regulation in United Kingdom securities markets * the impact of European Union Directives on company law in the UK Brian Cheffins alsoexamines in detail a number of questions which have not been fully explored elsewhere. These include: * What are the justifications for legal regulation of company affairs? * What are the drawbacks associated with government intervention? * How can one ascertain the optimal format for company lawrules?

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Brian R. Cheffins is at University of British Columbia.
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Title:Company Law: Theory, Structure and OperationFormat:PaperbackPublished:May 1, 1997Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198764693

ISBN - 13:9780198764694

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"...stimulating for those who wish, if only occasionally, to ask themselves the question why we have company law, what lawyers working in this field can achieve and where we might bring about improvements."