The Law of Majority Shareholder Power: Use and Abuse by David ChiversThe Law of Majority Shareholder Power: Use and Abuse by David Chivers

The Law of Majority Shareholder Power: Use and Abuse

byDavid Chivers, Ben Shaw, Ceri Bryant

Hardcover | May 27, 2017

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The second edition of this important work provides an invaluable reference guide for legal practitioners advising on matters relating to company shareholders. Fully revised and updated, it addresses the major legal developments since the first edition, including key cases in relation to the expropriation of minority shareholders such as Charterhouse Capital Ltd, re Coroin, and Assenagon Asset Management SA v Irish Bank Resolution Corp Ltd. There is alsodiscussion of cases relating to the commencement of derivative proceedings such as Kleanthous v Paphitis. Developments relating to creditors' and members' schemes are also covered, and the limitations of contractual control are considered throughout. New chapters have been added on nominee directors and offshore jurisdictions. The chapter on responding to derivative claims has been extensively updated to take account of recent cases which consider the statutory procedure for commencing derivative proceedings under the Companies Act 2006.The Law of Majority Shareholder Power continues to be the go-to work for company lawyers and majority shareholders.
David Chivers, QC, Ben Shaw, Ceri Bryant, QC, and Chantelle Staynings are all well-respected OUP authors.
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Title:The Law of Majority Shareholder Power: Use and AbuseFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0 inPublished:May 27, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198786328

ISBN - 13:9780198786320

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Table of Contents

Introduction1. Expropriation of minorities2. Statutory squeeze-outs3. Schemes of arrangement4. Asset sales5. Dilution through capital issues6. Insolvency proceedings7. Authorization and ratification8. Nominee Directors9. Responding to Unfair Prejudice Proceedings10. Responding to Derivatives Claims11. Offshore Jurisdictions