Hicks & Goo's Cases and Materials on Company Law

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Oxford University Press, 2011 - Law - 660 pages
Hicks & Goo's Cases and Materials on Company Law guides students through the complexities of company law with a broad selection of source materials, extracts from governmental and non-governmental sources as well as traditional cases and materials, that are placed in context with clear commentary.

It covers all the principal areas of company law including corporate governance issues and securities and insolvency. The book concentrates on how the law facilitates and regulates the operation of companies, both large and small, reflecting the realities of current practice.

Each section is preceded by a concise introduction to help students understand the significance of the material presented. Similarly, each case is preceded by a statement of its legal significance and a summary of the main facts.

The book has been fully updated to include classic materials whilst retaining the breadth of sources. The contents have been restructured to reflect the way the course is taught and chapter introductions have been developed to place each chapter in context and examine how these relate to the subject as a whole.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction to Company Law
1
2 The Incorporation of Companies
77
3 Separate Legal Personality
95
4 The Disclosure Principle
157
The Memorandum of Association and the Ultra Vires Problem
165
Articles of Association
179
7 Shareholder Democracy
213
8 Directors Powers
238
12 Directors Duties
361
13 Majority Rule and Protection of Minorities
424
14 Groups of Companies
484
15 Borrowing and Security
499
16 Accounts and Audit
518
Insider Dealing and Market Abuse
539
18 Takeovers and Mergers
565
19 Corporate Insolvency
598

9 Shares and Classes of Shares
265
10 Maintenance of Capital
283
11 The Position of Directors
308

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Alan Dignam is a Professor in Corporate Law at Queen Mary, University of London.

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