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Company Directors: Principles of Law & Corporate Governance

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ISBN13: 9780409313352
ISBN: 0409313351
Published: February 2005
Publisher: LexisNexis Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



Written by respected authors of Australian corporate law, Company Directors: Principles of Law and Corporate Governance is a detailed, scholarly and comprehensive analysis of law and governance as they relate to Australian company directors. In particular, the duties of company directors, remedies for breach of these duties, and the structure and operations of the board of directors are examined. Expert commentary on corporate governance, as it relates to company directors, is also provided.

This ground-breaking text is an invaluable addition to existing Australian corporate law knowledge, and is an essential resource for practising lawyers, company directors, company secretaries, inhouse counsel and academics, as well as those with an interest in company directors and corporate governance.

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Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Contents:
Issues in Corporate Governance The Structure and Operations of the Board of Directors
Directors and Authority to Act for a Company
The Rights of Directors
The Function and Nature of Directors' Duties
The Duty to Act with Care and Diligence and the Duty Not to Fetter Discretions
The Duties to Act in Good Faith in the Best Interests of the Company and for a Proper Purpose
The Duty to Avoid Conflicts of Interest and Conflicts of Duty
Improper Profits and the Appropriation of Corporate Property and Opportunities
Insolvent Trading and the Protection of Creditors
The Duty to Act Lawfully, with Power and within Authority
Duties in Relation to Meetings of Members and Financial Statements
The Duties and Liabilities of Directors in the Context of Capital Raising
Common Directorships and Nominee Directors
Related Parties, Termination Benefits, Insider Trading, and Other Statutory Liabilities
Concurrent Liability of Directors
Ratification of Duties; Insurance and Indemnification; Statutory Validation
Remedies and Penalties
Members' Derivative Litigation to Enforce Directors' Duties