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Commercial Applications of Company Law 2020 (21st edition)

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Author: 
Pamela Hanrahan; Ian Ramsay; Geof Stapledon
Pub date
Feb 2020
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Comercial Applications of Company Law is an integrated learning resource that introduces the key aspects of company law as they relate to business organisations. This text explores the fundamentals of company law, such as corporate legal personality, management and governance, finance and corporate liability, and demonstrates how they affect company practice and inform policy.
Designed for students approaching law from a business perspective, the content is highly accessible with practical demonstrations, legislation extracts, sample company documents, problem sets and expert commentary that guides students through complex legislation and the common issues that can arise in the industry.

Written by three of Australias foremost corporate law academics, Commercial Applications of Company Law includes case studies and problem sets and has been updated to reflect the latest developments in regulatory practice, legislation and case law that have occurred within the last 12 months.

Index: 

PART A: COMPANIES AND COMPANY LAW

1. About Companies

2. Company Law

3. The Legal Nature of Companies

4. Companies and Business Planning

5. Constituting Companies

PART B: COMPANY MANAGEMENT AND GOVERNANCE

6. Managing Companies

7. Member Decision-making

8. Members Meetings

9. Restrictions on Member Decision-Making

10.Company Directors and Other Officers

11. Directors Duties 1

12. Directors Duties 2

13. Directors Duties 3

14. Directors Duties 4

15. Consequences of Breach of Duty

16. Members Remedies

17. Reporting and Disclosure

PART C: CORPORATE FINANCE

18. Financing Companies

19. Shares and Shareholding 1

20. Shares and Shareholding 2

21. Securities and Takeovers

22. Financial Services and markets

PART D: COMPANIES AND OUTSIDERS

23. Transacting by Companies

24. External Administration

25. Winding Up

PART E: REFERENCE MATERIALS

26. Case Studies and Problem Sets

27. Sample Company Documents

28. Legislation Extracts

About the author: 

Pamela Hanrahan, Professor, University of New South Wales, Ian Ramsay, Professor, Melbourne Law School, Melbourne University, and Geof Stapledon, Vice President Governance, BHP Billiton

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