Principles of Corporate Finance Law by Eilis FerranPrinciples of Corporate Finance Law by Eilis Ferran

Principles of Corporate Finance Law

byEilis Ferran, Look Chan Ho

Paperback | March 27, 2014

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Corporate finance theory seeks to understand how incorporated firms address the financial constraints that affect their investment decisions. This is achieved by using varied financial instruments that give holders different claims on the firm's assets. Recent scholarship in this area exploresprecisely how legal mechanisms affect corporate finance and the development of financial markets. The legal environment is crucially important in explaining the choices that companies make about their capital structure.This book combines company law, capital market regulation and commercial law to give readers a detailed understanding of the legal and regulatory issues relating to corporate financial transactions. Informed by insights from the theoretical and empirical work of financial economists, the bookexamines, from a legal perspective, key elements of corporate financing structures and capital markets in the UK. The authors' practical experience of transactions and regulatory issues ensures that thorough scholarly inquiry and critical reflection are complemented by an assured understanding ofthe interface between legal principles and rules as they are documented and in their actual operation.
Eilis Ferran is Professor of Company and Securities Law at the University of Cambridge and the University JM Keynes Fellow in Financial Economics. Since April 2012 she has been Chair of the Law Faculty at Cambridge. She has written extensively on company law, corporate finance law and UK, EU and international financial regulation. Look...
Title:Principles of Corporate Finance LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.03 inPublished:March 27, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199671354

ISBN - 13:9780199671359

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Table of Contents

1. The Regulatory Framework2. Use and Abuse of the Corporate Form3. Capital Structure4. Formation of Share Capital5. Share Allotments6. Rights Attaching to Shares7. Maintenance of Capital8. Distributions to Shareholders9. Share-Buybacks and Redeemable Shares10. Financial Assistance11. Unsecured Debt12. Secured Debt13. Public Offers of Securities14. International Equity Offerings15. Bonds16. Schemes of arrangement