A Treatise on the Law of Private Corporations, Volume 1

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Keefe-Davidson Law Book Company, 1903 - Corporation law - 4298 pages
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Contents

2 Members not parties
15
3 Setoff by members 4 Judgments 5 Actions between a corporation and its members 6 Residence and citizenship for the purpose of Juris diction
16
f Agent of a corporation not the agent of its members g Notice to members not notice to corporation h Declarations and admissions of members as ev...
17
b Rights of members c Rights of corporation
19
d Acts of members as acts of corporation
20
e Fraud and other illegal acts
22
f Stockholders are interested in property of corpo ration g Mortgage by stockholders enforceable in equity
23
Essential Attributes of a Corporation S 8 In general
24
Capacity of succession
25
Capacity to act as an artificial person
26
Corporate name
27
Common seal 13 Bylaws 14 Power to hold real estate
28
Transfer of membership 16 Exemption of members from liability for debts
29
Distinction between Corporations and Other Associations 17 The distinguishing mark
30
Corporation known by powers and faculties conferred 19 Associations existing under foreign laws
32
Corporations and partnerships
33
Corporations and jointstock companies
40
When a Corporation is a Person Resident or Citizen S 23 In general
46
A corporation as a person
49
A corporation as a resident inhabitant or occupier
53
CLASSIFICATION OF CORPORATIONS 27 In general 28 Aggregate and sole corporations 29 Ecclesiastical and lay corporations 30 Eleemosynary...
56
Public and private corporations
64
a In general
74
o Literary corporations
87
CHAPTER III
93
Power of the legislatures in general
98
Power of congress
112
Consent of corporatorsAcceptance of charter
120
Number of corporators
128
5 Corporations for work of public utility
134
Time of acquiring corporate existence
149
AMENDMENT EXTENSION AND REVIvAL OF CHARTERS
163
CHAPTER XXIV
171
g Effect of amendment
173
Estoppel to Deny Incorporation
183
CHAPTER IV
199
Individual Liability on Failure to Incorporate
220
De Facto CorporationsCollateral Attack
226
Essentials of a de facto corporate existence
241
f Compliance with requirements of the statute
252
CHAPTER XXV
268
Quo Warranto Proceedings by the State
292
CHAPTER V
296
CHAPTER XVII
314
Liability of corporation for services and expenses of pro
316
Powers impliedly conferred
384
Place of exercising powers
393
Unauthorized purposes in acquiring real property
403
Express or implied prohibition
407
Power to Take and Hold Personal Property and Choses in Action
413
Powee to Take and Hold Property in Trust
420
Power to alienate entire property
436
Alienation or mortgage of franchises or special privileges
444
See other volume
446
CHAPTER X
453
Contracts prohibited by
462
Limitation of indebtedness
466
Power to become a party to negotiable instruments
474
Power to issue bonds
481
Power to enter into copartnership or joint contract
491
Purchase sale or lease of property
502
a In general
509
of ordinary business
522
Taking stock In payment of debts
539
b View that an action will lie on the contract
541
Devise ob Bequest to Corporation
542
Quo Warranto by the State
547
a In general
553
Obligation to restore what is received under ultra vires
583
Negotiable instruments
589
Relief of party from illegal contract
603
Suit by corporation to obtain title
611
CHAPTER XIII
619
Effect of legislative authority
638
Corporations for the purpose of public charity
644
Inapplicability of penalty
656
CHAPTER XIV
664
CHAPTER XV
678
What constitutes an impairment of contracts
685
m Consent of corporation and waiver of objections
699
Reservation of power to alter amend or repeal charters
711
rations
722
a In general
728
Control of territorial corporations
735
Double taxation
753
Property acquired or business carried on ultra vires
764
Power of state with respect to federal corporations
770
Interference with foreign or interstate commerce
786
Due process of
793
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