Hicks & Goo's Cases and Materials on Company Law
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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1 Introduction to Company Law
2 The Incorporation of Companies
3 Separate Legal Personality
4 The Disclosure Principle
The Memorandum of Association and the Ultra Vires Problem
Articles of Association
7 Shareholder Democracy
8 Directors Powers
12 Directors Duties
13 Majority Rule and Protection of Minorities
14 Groups of Companies
15 Borrowing and Security
16 Accounts and Audit
Insider Dealing and Market Abuse
18 Takeovers and Mergers
19 Corporate Insolvency
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