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Ford, Austin & Ramsay's Principles of Corporations Law 17th ed isbn 9780409345537

Ford, Austin & Ramsay's Principles of Corporations Law 16th ed

ISBN13: 9780409338386
New Edition ISBN: 9780409345537
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780409331509
Published: November 2014
Publisher: LexisNexis Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Written by experts in the area, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law 16th edition is a high level text for both undergraduate and postgraduate corporations law students. The work is also highly treasured by practitioners and is considered the last word on corporations law in Australia. Now in its fortieth year of publication, this classic text was first prepared by Professor Harold Ford and is written by Justice Austin and Professor Ramsay. It provides an authoritative treatment of Australian company law and is completely updated to respond to recent Australian Commonwealth legislation.

Is the leading book about Australian corporate law, Contains more detailed and analysis than competing texts, Written by leading authors, one of whom is a former judge of the NSW Supreme Court, Is the longest published corporate law book in Australia (first published in 1974 and therefore 2014 is the 40th year of publication) representing a very strong and established market position

Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Part 1 - Companies and Company Law
1. The Nature and Functions of Companies
2. The Origins of Company Law
3. Regulating Companies

Part II - A Company as a Corporate Entity
4. Incorporation and Its Consequences
5. Formation, Promotion and Establishment

Part III - The Law of Corporate Governance
6. Corporate Governance Rules
7. The Board of Directors and the General Meeting
8. Acting Properly and with Care
9. Conflicts of Interest and Special Cases
10. Accounts, Audit and Disclosure
11. Members' Remedies

Part IV - Corporate Liability
12. Corporate Capacity
13. Authority to Act for a Company
14. A Company's Assent to Transactions
15. Validation and Ratification of Defective Transactions
16. A Company’s Liability for Civil and Criminal Wrongs

Part V - Corporate Finance
17. Equity Finance
18. Dividends
19. Debt Finance
20. Protection of Creditors
21. Dealings with Security Holdings
22. Fundraising by Issue and Sale of Securities

Part VI - Corporate Control and Restructuring
23. Takeovers and Disclosure of Shareholdings
24. Corporate Reorganisation and Elimination of Minority Holdings

Part VII - External Administration
25. External Administration in Insolvency Generally
26. Receiverships
27. Voluntary Administration
28. Winding Up.