Company Law

Paperback | December 6, 2009

byBrenda Hannigan

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The second edition of Company Law brings clarity and sophisticated analysis to a company law landscape much altered by the groundbreaking Companies Act 2006. Hannigan captures the dynamism of company law, places the material in context and guides students through all the major topics studiedat undergraduate level. The book is divided into five distinct sections covering corporate structure (including legal personality and constitutional issues), corporate governance (including directors' duties and liabilities), shareholders' rights and remedies (including powers of decision-making andshareholder engagement), corporate finance (including share and loan capital), and corporate rescue and restructuring (including liabilites arising on insolvency).

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The second edition of Company Law brings clarity and sophisticated analysis to a company law landscape much altered by the groundbreaking Companies Act 2006. Hannigan captures the dynamism of company law, places the material in context and guides students through all the major topics studiedat undergraduate level. The book is divided i...

Brenda Hannigan is Professor of Corporate Law at the University of Southampton.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:950 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.01 inPublished:December 6, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199286388

ISBN - 13:9780199286386

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Part I: Corporate Structure1. Formation, Classification and Registration of Companies2. The Framework of Company Law3. Corporate Personality4. The Company ConstitutionPart II: Corporate Governance - Director's Roles and Responsibilities5. Corporate Governance - Board Structures and Shareholder Engagement6. The Members of the Board - Qualification and Disqualification7. A Statutory Statement of Directors' Duties8. Duty to Act Within Constitution and Powers9. Duty to Promote the Success of the Company10. Duty of Care, Skill and Independent Judgement11. Duty to Avoid Conflicts of Interest12. Specific Conflicts - CA 2006, Part 10, Ch 413. Directors' Liabilities for Breach of DutyPart III: Corporate Governance - Shareholders' Rights and Remedies14. Membership and the Incidents of Membership15. Decision-Making and Company Meetings16. Informed Shareholders - Financial Disclosures by Companies17. The Unfairly Prejudicial Remedy and the Minority Shareholder18. The Derivative Claim and the Rule in Foss v HarbottlePart IV: Corporate Finance - Share and Loan Capital19. Share Capital - Capital Raising and Payment20. The Doctrine of Capital Maintenance21. Loan Capital - Secured Creditors and Company ChargesPart V: Corporate Rescue and Restructuring22. Company Voluntary Arrangements23. Administration24. Winding Up25. Directors' Liabilities and Vulnerable Transactions on Insolvency26. Corporate Takeovers and ReconstructionsIndex