Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778
enquiries@wildy.com

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

Book of the Month

Cover of Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
Price: £295.00

Offers for Newly Called Barristers & Students

Special Discounts for Newly Called & Students

Read More ...


Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online

Read More...


Lowe legislation jp
Sealy millman 2018 jp
Desmith out now
Uk supremem 1 8
Williams published
Luba housing

UK Public Holiday Monday 28th May

Wildy's will be closed on Monday 28th May, re-opening on Tuesday 29th.

Online book orders received during the time we are closed will be processed as soon as possible once we re-open on Tuesday.

As usual credit cards will not be charged until the order is processed and ready to despatch.

Any Sweet & Maxwell or Lexis eBook orders placed after 4pm on the Friday 25th May will not be processed until Tuesday May 29th. UK orders for other publishers will be processed as normal. All non-UK eBook orders will be processed on Tuesday May 29th.

Hide this message

A Social History of Company Law: Great Britain and the Australian Colonies 1854-1920 (eBook)


ISBN13: 9781317186755
Published: July 2009
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: eBook (ePub)
Price: £32.56 + £6.51 VAT
The amount of VAT charged may change depending on your location of use.


Once the order is confirmed an automated e-mail will be sent to you to allow you to download the eBook.

All eBooks are supplied firm sale and cannot be returned. If you believe there is a fault with your eBook then contact us on ebooks@wildy.com and we will help in resolving the issue. This does not affect your statutory rights.

This eBook is available in the following formats: ePub.


In stock.
Need help with ebook formats?


Also available as

The history of incorporations legislation and its administration is intimately tied to changes in social beliefs in respect to the role and purpose of the corporation. By studying the evolution of the corporate form in Britain and a number of its colonial possessions, the book illuminates debates on key concepts including the meanings of laissez faire, freedom of commerce, the notion of corporate responsibility and the role of the state in the regulation of business.

In doing so, the book advances our understanding of the shape, effectiveness and deficiencies of modern regulatory regimes.

Subjects:
Company Law, Legal History, eBooks
Contents:
Introduction
Social attitudes to company law: 1720 to 1855
Christian Socialism and the debate on limited liability legislation
The reasons for the enactment of, and the form taken by, English limited liability legislation: 1855/1856
The first 15 years of limited liability companies legislation in England 1855/1870
The 1870s and early 1880s: the growing acceptability of limited liability incorporation
The consolidation of company lae 1886/1914
limited liability company legislation in the colonies: the Australian experience 1864/1920
Conclusions
Appendices.