A Treatise on the Law of Intercorporate Relations

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Little, Brown,, 1909 - Antitrust law - 924 pages
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Contents

Boston etc R Co v New York
lx
16 PRELIMINARY
3
PART I
11
Uses of the Term distinguished
13
Consolidation as a Result and as a Process
15
An Analogy in the Civil Law
16
Amalgamation
17
Distinction between Consolidation and Sale
18
Michigan Tel Co 19
19
Distinction between Consolidation and Lease
21
Distinction between Consolidation and Control
22
Distinction between Consolidation and Combination
23
CHAPTER II
24
Consolidation of Qwuipublic Corporations without Legislative Au thority against Public Policy
26
Conferring and Withdrawal of Legislative Authority 19 Power of Legislature to authorize Consolidation
27
19a Authorization of Consolidation of Interstate Railroads not Regula tion of Interstate Commerce
29
Legislative Sanction How expressed
31
Public Policy regarding Consolidation of Noncompeting Railroads
32
What Railroads may consolidate Statutory Provisions
33
What Business Corporations may consolidate Statutory Provi sions
41
Power of Legislature to withdraw or limit Right to consolidate A In Absence of Reserved Power
44
Power of Legislature to withdraw or limit Right to consolidate B In Exercise of Reserved Power
46
General Rules of Construction
47
Canfield 415
54
CHAPTER III
58
CHAPTER IV
78
Spencer 372
79
CHAPTER V
100
When Consolidation is effected
106
What Statutory Provisions Conditions Precedent
108
What Statutory Provisions not Conditions Precedent
109
Camden Safe Deposit etc Co v
110
Statutory Provisions for Appraisal of Stock
111
CHAPTER VI
113
McNulta 423 673 Dryden v Grand Trunk R Co 114
114
poration and Dissolution of Constituents
115
Cincinnati etc R Co 116
116
Exceptions to the Rule Merger and Continuance of Corporations
118
Construction of Particular Consolidation Acts Cases showing Creation of Distinct Corporation
120
Construction of Particular Consolidation Acts Cases of Absorption or Merger
122
Effect of Valid Consolidation upon Stockholders of Constituent Cor porations
123
CHAPTER VII
126
Boston etc R Corp v Midland
128
Real Estate and Rights in Streets
129
Choses in Action
131
Subscriptions
132
Enforcement of Subscribers Obligations Conditional Subscrip tions
133
Municipal Aid
135
Bates County v Winters
136
Constitutional Limitations upon Grants of Privileges and Immuni ties
137
Exemptions from Taxation
138
Special Privileges and Immunities other than Tax Exemptions
142
Powers 74 Powers of Consolidated Corporation In General
143
Power to issue Mortgage Bonds
144
Right of Eminent Domain
145
Miscellaneous Powers
146
CHAPTER VIII
149
78a Consolidated Corporation liable upon its Own Obligations
150
Obligation to perform Public Duties of Constituents 134
154
Liability of Consolidated Company to Bondholders and Preferred Stockholders of Constituents Other Special Contracts
156
Liability for Torts of Constituents
159
Grand Trunk R Co
160
Rule of Liability inapplicable to Consolidation after Foreclosure Sale
161
Liens 84 Conventional and Statutory Liens
162
Equitable Liens
163
Remedy of Creditors against Consolidated Corporation At Law
165
Remedy of Creditors In Equity
167
Remedy against Constituent Corporation if not dissolved
168
Effect of Consolidation upon Pending Suits
170
Procedure regarding Pending Suits
171
Allegation and Proof of Consolidation
172
CHAPTER IX
174
Effect of Unlawful Consolidation
176
Effect of Irregular Consolidation
177
Who may attack Irregular Consolidation
178
Estoppel to deny Regularity of Consolidation
180
Adelbert University v Toledo
181
Accounting after Attempted Consolidation
183
CHAPTER X
186
Status of Interstate Consolidated Corporation
187
Ryan 75 109
190
Effect of Interstate Consolidation upon Status of Constituent Cor porations
192
Management of Interstate Consolidated Corporation
193
Rights and Powers of Interstate Consolidated Corporation
194
Duties of Interstate Consolidated Corporation Taxation
195
Citizenship of Interstate Consolidated Corporation
196
Foreclosure of Mortgages after Interstate Consolidation Juris diction
199
CORPORATE SALES
201
Sale of Entire Property of Losing Corporation by Majority Vote
210
Foster etc Co 508
213
Iowa etc Co
216
Procedure in Stockholders Actions
221
Morris etc R Co 305
223
Exchange of Property of One Corporation for Stock of Another
227
Stock received upon Exchange belongs primarily to Corporation
234
Chattanooga etc R Co
241
Honns
242
Fraudulent Sales
243
Commonwealth Land
244
Priority of Purchasers Mortgage over Claims of Vendors Creditors
251
Nashville etc Turn
254
Ehlen 572 576
256
Producers etc Oil Co 212
260
Brickerhoff T Brown 226
262
Marietta etc
264
Denver etc R Co v Denver Dudley v Kentucky High School
267
Coyle 1 Pittsburgh etc R
270
Legislative Authority for Sale of Franchises
271
Grants of Power to sell and purchase Railroads
280
Atlanta etc R Co v State 121
281
Authorization and Execution of Contract of Sale
292
CHAPTER XIV
299
Rights of Vendor Corporation after Authorized Sale
300
Liabilities of Vendor Corporation in Case of Authorized Sale
301
Quo Warranto and other Proceedings against Vendor Corporation
302
Rights and Powers of Vendee Corporation In General
303
Right of Eminent Domain
304
749
305
Right to fix Rates of Fare Chartered Rates
306
Obligations of Vendee Corporation in respect of Public Duties of Vendor
307
Vendee Corporation not liable upon Obligations of Vendor unless assumed or imposed by Law
308
Millerton Iron Co 239 247
309
Status of Foreign Purchasing Corporation
311
PART III
312
I 15
313
Lease of Entire Property of Prosperous Corporation
314
Lease of Entire Property of Losing Corporation
316
Voidable Leases
317
Remedies of Objecting Stockholders
319
Leases of Property and Franchises of Quasipublic Corporations 170 Distinction between Leases of Private and Quasipublir Corpora tions
320
Atlantic etc Tel Co v Union
321
Leases of Franchises
322
ARTICLE II
323
corporate Relations
326
Eastern Counties
327
Necessity for Legislative Authority to take a Lease
329
What Railroads may be leased Statutory Provisions
331
Rule of Construction of Statutes
334
Construction of Statutes A Provisions authorizing Leases
335
Southern Kansas
336
Construction of Statutes B Provisions not authorizing Leases
338
Construction of Statutes C Power to lease Unfinished Road
341
Construction of Statutes D Leases of Connecting Lines
342
Constitutional and Statutory Prohibitions of Leases of Competing or Parallel Lines
343
CHAPTER XVII
344
Atlantic etc R Co 388
345
Whether Unanimous Consent is necessary unless otherwise pro vided
346
De Witt Wire Cloth Co v New Co 513
347
Requisite Majority prescribe Terms of Lease
348
Remedies of Dissenting Stockholders
349
Acquiescence and Laches of Stockholders
350
Marquette etc R Co
351
Statutory Requirements
353
Construction of Statutes prescribing Mode of approving and exe cuting Leases
354
Formalities attending Execution of Lease of Railroad
356
203a Assignments of Leases
367
Covenants in Railroad Leases 204 Covenant to pay Rent Assumption of Interest Payments
368
Covenant to pay Taxes
370
Covenant not to assign
372
Covenant to make Repairs
374
Castle Bread Co In re 513 514
376
RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES OF LESSOR CORPORATION
377
Chattanooga Terminal R Co v
379
Liabilities of Lessor Corporation
385
Cheraw etc R Co v Anson
387
Dibble 134 173 179
389
Liability of Lessor for Negligent Operation of Railroad
392
124
395
Chester Nat Bank v Atlanta
396
Liability of Lessor for Negligent Operation of Railroad C
400
Taxation of Leased Railroads
406
Cameron 223
409
Mulville 669 824
411
511
413
Statutory Liability of Lessee
414
Edison El Light etc Co 57
419
Liability of Lessee for Debts of Lessor
421
CHAPTER XXI
422
Receiver may elect within Reasonable Time to assume or renounce Lease
424
Obligations of Receiver pending Election
426
Obligations of Receiver after Election
429
Lease of Railroad by Receiver
431
CHAPTER XXII
432
Enforcement of Executory Ultra Vires Leases
434
Delivery of Possession under Ultra Vires Lease
435
Right and Duty of Disaffirmance
437
Recovery of Property after Disaffirmance
438
Recovery on Quantum Meruit for Past Use
440
Improvements made by Lessee under Ultra Vires Lease
443
Effect of Ultra Vires Lease upon Stock Subscriptions
444
Voidable Railroad Leases
445
Leases of Railroads for Purpose of suppressing Competition
448
Remedy of State Injunction
449
160
450
CHAPTER XXIII
451
Authority to lease to Foreign Corporation
453
Status of Foreign Corporation leasing Railroad
454
CHAPTER XXIV
455
Express Authority not necessary for Execution of Trackage Contract
457
Execution of Trackage Contracts
459
Assignability of Trackage Contracts
460
Construction of Truckage Contracts 401
464
Liability of Proprietary Company to Third Persons
466
South Eastern R Co
467
Liability of Licensee Company to Third Persons
468
Liability to Employees
470
PART IV
472
United States
473
Necessity for Statutory Authority to purchase Stock Rule in England
475
Necessity for Statutory Authority to subscribe for Stock
476
Chicago Mun Gas Light v
477
Subscriptions or Purchases through Trustees or Agents
478
Similar Nature of Corporations does not affect application of Rule
479
Expediency of Purchase of Stock immaterial
481
Assumption of Power to hold Stock in Articles of Association
482
Express Power to acquire Stock 5 271 Corporations may acquire Stock in other Corporations when authorized Statutory Provisions
483
Power to subscribe for Stock in Foreign Corporations
491
Construction of Statutes
492
Construction of Constitutional Prohibitions
497
Incidental Power to acquire Stock 275 In General
499
Incidental Power to make Investments in Stocks
500
Incidental Power to take Stock in Satisfaction of Debt
501
Incidental Power to take Stock as Collateral
504
Incidental Power to acquire Stock in Connection with Consolida tion or Purchase
505
Incidental Power to take Stock upon a Reorganization
507
Miscellaneous Instances of Incidental Power to acquire Stock
508
Presumption of Power to hold Stock
510
Rowland
511
Citizens St R Co v Memphis
513
CHAPTER XXVI
516
Nature of Holding Corporations
517
Rights of Foreign Corporation holding Stock
519
Incidents of Ownership attach to Intra Vires Holdings
523
833
524
287a Collateral Trust Bonds
525
Central etc R Co
538
849
541
CHAPTER XXVII
542
City of Wyoming 268
547
American etc Co r Linn
550
PART V
552
26S
559
129a Ultra Vires Sales of Property of Private and Quaaipublic Corpora
562
American Biscuit etc Co v
569
CHAPTER XXX
570
Schlag
576
ARTICLE II
578
CHAPTER XXXII
593
Allien
594
Bienville Water Supply Co v
598
CHAPTER XXXIII
602
American Brake Beam Co v
604
Modern Use of Phrase Contract in Restraint of Trade
605
Direot Test of Validity of Combination not whether it is in Restraint of Trade
608
CHAPTER XXXIV
609
Necessity for Rules of Public Policy
611
Difficulty of Formulating Rules of Public Policy concerning Com binations
612
Formulation of Rules Basis in Judicial Decisions
613
New York Sub Water Eaton etc R Co v Hunt 116 118
614
Basis of Rules B Case of the Standard Oil Trust
616
Basis of Rules C Whiskey Trust Cases
618
Basis of Rules D Case of the Preservers Trust
620
Basis of Rules E Case of the Chicago Gas Trust
621
Basis of Rules F Case of the Diamond Match Company
623
Basis of Rules G Case of the Glucose Combination
625
348a Basis of Rules H Case of the Pocahontas Coke Company
627
Basis of Rules I Miscellaneous Cases
631
CHAPTER XXXV
633
and Quasipublic Corporations
634
Analysis of Rule governing Private Corporations A Form of Combination immaterial
635
A Booth Co 637
637
Analysis of Rule B Objects and Tendencies of Combinations
639
Analysis of Rule C Control of the Market
642
Analysis of Rule D Extent of Territory
647
Analysis of Rule E Useful Commodities
648
Foster 136
652
Analysis of Rule of Public Policy applicable to Quasipublic Corporations
653
CHAPTER XXXVI
654
Associations of Manufacturers owning Patents
658
Associations of Railroad Companies A Traffic Contracts of Connecting Lines
659
Associations of Railroad CompaniesB Traffic Contracts of Competing Lines
661
364a Associations of Railroad Companies C Pools
662
Associations of Gas Companies and other Quasipublic Corpora tions
664
Rights and Remedies of Members of Illegal Combinations
667
bination
680
ARTICLE III
688
CHAPTER XXXLX
700
703
703
Statute not limited to Unreasonable Restraint of Trade
705
Wilson
714
Delaware etc R Co v Rutter
738
Delaware It Co v Tharp
750
II
762
146
776
Power of State to prohibit Combinations of Quasipublic Corpora
785
CHAPTER XLII
807
CHAPTER XLIII
836
Criminal Proceedings Indictments
840
Proceedings to enforce Forfeitures
844
Proceedings against Corporations
846
Actions for Damages
847
Evidence Production of Books
850
Statutes of Limitation
851
Index
853
271
854
133
872
5I7
885
272
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