Introduction to Company Law by Paul Davies

Introduction to Company Law

byPaul Davies

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Written by one of the foremost experts in the area, Paul Davies' Introduction to Company Law provides a comprehensive conceptual introduction, giving readers a clear framework with which to navigate the intricacies of company law.The five core features of company law - separate legal personality, limited liability, centralized management, shareholder control, and transferability of shares - are clearly laid out and examined, then these features are used to provide an organisation structure for the conduct of business. Italso discusses legal strategies that can be used to deal with arising problems, the regulation of relationships between the parties, and the trade-offs that have been made in British company law to address some of the conflicting issues that have arisen. Fully revised to take into account the Companies Act 2006, and including a new chapter on international law which considers the role of European Community Law, this new edition in the renowned Clarendon Law Series offers a concise and stimulating introduction to company law.

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Paul Davies became the Allen and Overy Professor of Company Law at the University of Oxford in 2009 and a Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford. Between 1998 and 2009 he was Cassel Professor of Commercial Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He was a member of the British Government's Steering Group for the Company L...
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Title:Introduction to Company LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.01 inPublished:October 23, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199207763

ISBN - 13:9780199207763

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Table of Contents

1. The Core Features of Company Law2. Corporate Personality3. Limiting Liability and Channelling Creditors' Claims4. Limited Liability: The Limits of Creditor Self-help5. Centralized Management I: Empowering Shareholders in Widely Held Companies6. Centralized Management II: Directors' Duties7. Centralized Management III: Setting the Board's Incentives8. Majority and Minority Shareholders9. Shareholder Control10. International Company Law