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Smith and Keenan's Company Law: 14th Scottish edition isbn 9781405846158

Smith and Keenan's Company Law: 13th Scottish edition

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ISBN13: 9781405811606
ISBN: 1405811609
New Edition ISBN: 9781405846158
Previous Edition ISBN: 0582473160
Published: April 2005
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Smith and Keenan's Company Law is a comprehensive and clear introduction to the principles ands practice of company law. The book is well respected for its accuracy and clarity, and has now been brought up to date with case law and legislative developments since the last edition. The levels of detail and topics covered avoid excessive technical detail and are appropriate for student courses.

Essential cases are highlighted, so that students are made aware of the key decisions. Objective-test questions (with answers) and essay-type questions are provided for students to test their understanding and application of principle.

There is also a companion website for the book at www booksites.net/keenan, which features regular updates to the law so that lecturers and students will remain up to date with new legislative and case developments.

This Scottish Edition of Smith and Keenan's Company Law contains a supplement for readers who are studying company law in Scotland. It highlights the principal differences between company law in England and Scotland.

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Preface;Law Report ;Abbreviations;Table of Cases; Some Important Statutory Materials;1. The Nature of a Company ;2. Promotion and Incorporation ;3. The Constitution of the Company - The Memorandum of Association ;4. The Constitution of the Company - The Articles of Association ;5. The Company and its Contracts ;6. The Capital of a Company ;7. Capital Maintenance - Generally ;8. Capital Maintenance - Company Distributions ;9. Company Flotations ;10. Shares - Generally ;11. Shares - The Transfer and Transmission of ;12. Shares - Payment for and Insider Dealing ;13. Membership - Capacity, Registration, Substantial and Nominee Holdings, Annual Return ;14. Minority Protection ;15. Directors and Management - Generally ;16. Financial Arrangements with, and Fair Dealing by, Directors ;17 The Duties of Directors ;18. Vacation of Office, Disqualification and Personal Liability ;19. Meetings and Resolutions 2;0. Debentures and Charges ;21. Accounts and Audit ;22. Amalgamations, Reconstructions and Take-Overs ;23. Corporate Insolvency - Company Rescue ;24. Corporate Insolvency - Receivers and Administrative Receivers ;25. Corporate Insolvency - Winding-Up Generally ;26. Corporate Insolvency - Winding-Up in Context ;Appendices:;Company Law;Scottish Supplements;Answers to questions set in the objective mode;Index