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Company Law By Alan Dignam (Professor of Corporate Law, Professor of Corporate Law, Queen Mary, University of London)

Summary

Company Law provides a succinct and accessible account of the law, demystifying complex topics without over-simplification. The book focuses on key principles taught on undergraduate courses as well as exploring elements of corporate theory.

Company Law Summary

Company Law by Alan Dignam (Professor of Corporate Law, Professor of Corporate Law, Queen Mary, University of London)

The Core Text series takes the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing a reliable and invaluable guide for students of law at all levels. Written by leading academics and renowned for their clarity, these concise texts explain the intellectual challenges of each area of the law. Company Law gives an authoritative and accurate account of key principles and demystifies this complex area of law without oversimplification. The text also includes valuable coverage of corporate governance and theory, including the current debates surrounding these areas. Company Law provides the perfect balance between depth, concision, and accessibility.

About Alan Dignam (Professor of Corporate Law, Professor of Corporate Law, Queen Mary, University of London)

Alan Dignam is Professor of Corporate Law, Queen Mary, University of London and Honorary Member, 7 King's Bench Walk Chambers John Lowry is Emeritus Professor of Commercial Law, University College London and Visiting Professor of Commercial Law, University of Hong Kong

Table of Contents

PART I: Fundamental Principles 1: Introduction to company law 2: Corporate personality and limited liability 3: Lifting the veil 4: Promoters and pre-incorporation contracts 5: Raising capital: equity and its consequences 6: Raising capital: debentures: fixed and floating charges PART II: Behind the Corporate Veil 7: Share capital 8: The constitution of the company: dealing with insiders 9: Classes of shares and variation of class rights 10: Derivative claims 11: Statutory shareholder remedies PART III: Issues of Corporate Authority 12: The constitution of the company: dealing with outsiders 13: Corporate management 14: Directors' duties 15: Corporate governance 1: corporate governance and corporate theory 16: Corporate governance 2: the UK corporate governance debate 17: Corporate rescue and liquidations in outline

Additional information

GOR010931993
9780198811831
0198811837
Company Law by Alan Dignam (Professor of Corporate Law, Professor of Corporate Law, Queen Mary, University of London)
Used - Like New
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2018-08-27
560
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