Hicks and Goo's Cases and Materials on Company Law by Alan DignamHicks and Goo's Cases and Materials on Company Law by Alan Dignam

Hicks and Goo's Cases and Materials on Company Law

byAlan Dignam

Paperback | May 7, 2011

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Hicks and Goo's Cases and Materials on Company Law guides students through the complexities of company law with a broad selection of source materials, extracts from governmental and non-governmental sources as well as traditional cases and materials that are placed in context with clearcommentary. It covers all the principal areas of company law including corporate governance issues and securities and insolvency. The book concentrates on how the law facilitates and regulates the operation of companies, both large and small, reflecting the realities of current practice. Each section is preceded by a concise introduction to help students understand the significance of the material presented. Similarly, each case is preceded by a statement of its legal significance and a summary of the main facts. The book has been fully updated to include classic materials whilst retaining the breadth of sources. The contents have been restructured to reflect the way the course is taught and chapter introductions have been developed to place each chapter in context and examine how these relate to the subjectas a whole.
Alan Dignam is a Professor in Corporate Law at Queen Mary, University of London.
Title:Hicks and Goo's Cases and Materials on Company LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:656 pagesPublished:May 7, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199564299

ISBN - 13:9780199564293

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Company Law2. The Incorporation of Companies3. Separate Legal Personality4. The Disclosure Principle5. The Constitution (1) Memorandum of Association and the Ultra Vires problem6. The Constitution (2) Articles of Association7. Shareholder Democracy8. Directors' Powers9. Shares and Classes of Shares10. Maintenance of Capital11. The Position of Directors12. Directors' Duties13. Majority Rule and Protection of Minorities14. Groups of Companies15. Borrowing and Security16. Accounts and Audits17. The Regulation of Public Markets: Insider Dealing and Market Abuse18. Takeovers and Mergers19. Corporate InsolvencyIndex