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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Company Law 4th ed isbn 9780198722861

Company Law 3rd ed


ISBN13: 9780199608027
New Edition ISBN: 9780198722861
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199286386
Published: July 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



The third edition of Company Law brings clarity and sophisticated analysis to a company law landscape much altered by the groundbreaking Companies Act 2006.

Hannigan captures the dynamism of company law, places the material in context and guides students through all the major topics studied at undergraduate level.

The book is divided into five distinct sections covering:-

  • corporate structure (including legal personality and constitutional issues),
  • corporate governance (including directors' duties and liabilities),
  • shareholders' rights and remedies (including powers of decision-making and shareholder engagement),
  • corporate finance (including share and loan capital),
  • and corporate rescue and restructuring (including liabilities arising on insolvency).
The author's accessible writing style and comprehensive approach to the subject makes this an idea textbook for students of company law.

Subjects:
Company Law
Contents:
PART I CORPORATE STRUCTURE
1. Formation, Classification and Registration of Companies
2. The Framework of Company Law
3. Corporate Personality
4. The Company Constitution

PART II CORPORATE GOVERNANCE - DIRECTORS' ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
5. Corporate Governance - Board Structures and Shareholder Engagement
6. The Members of the Board - Appointment and Removal of Directors
7. A Statutory Statement of Directors' Duties
8. Duty to Act Within Constitution and Powers
9. Duty to Promote the Success of the Company
10. Duty of Care, Skill and Independent Judgement
11. Duty to Avoid Conflicts of Interest
12. Specific Conflicts - CA 2006, Part 10, Ch 4
13. Directors' Liabilities for Breach of Duty

PART III CORPORATE GOVERNANCE - SHAREHOLDERS' RIGHTS AND REMEDIES
14. Membership and the Incidents of Membership
15. Decision-Making and Company Meetings
16. Informed Shareholders - Financial Disclosures by Companies
17. The Unfairly Prejudicial Remedy and the Minority Shareholder
18. The Derivative Claim and the Rule in Foss v Harbottle

PART IV CORPORATE FINANCE - SHARE AND LOAN CAPITAL
19. Share Capital - Capital Raising and Payment
20. The Doctrine of Capital Maintenance
21. Loan Capital - Secured Creditors and Company Charges

PART V CORPORATE RESCUE AND RESTRUCTURING
22. Company Voluntary Arrangements
23. Administration
24. Winding Up
25. Directors' Liabilities and Vulnerable Transactions on Insolvency
26. Corporate Takeovers and Reconstructions

INDEX