Briefcase on Company Law

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Taylor & Francis, Apr 16, 2002 - Law - 158 pages
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The Briefcase series is designed specifically with the time-pressed student in mind. It provides concise case summaries within each subject area of an undergraduate law degree, accompanied by relevant legislation. A handy reference tool, the book assists the reader to commit the content of each subject to memory.

This title covers the four main areas of company law: the constitution, formation and personality of a company; corporate governance; corporate finance; and insolvency and company charges.


The second edition has been updated to include recent important cases, including the House of Lords decision in

  • Johnson v Gore Wood - (minority shareholder action)
  • Phillips v Brewin Dolphin Bell Lawrie Ltd - (transactions at an undervalue)
  • O'Neill v Phillips - (unfair prejudicial conduct)
  • Williams v Natural Life Health Foods Ltd - (liability in negligence)
  • the Privy Council decision in Agnew v Commissioner of Inland Revenue - (company charges).

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