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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Pettet's Company Law & Corporate Finance 4th ed (mylawchamber) isbn 9781408272831

Pettet's Company Law: Company and Capital Markets Law 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9781405847308
New Edition ISBN: 9781408272831
Previous Edition ISBN: 0582894182
Published: April 2009
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Thoroughly revised and rewritten to take into account the fundamental changes brought about by the Companies Act 2006, this new edition of Pettet’s Company Law provides a thought provoking textbook on all areas of Company and Capital Markets Law as covered on university courses.

Company Law
Part I Foundation and theory
1. The nature of company law
2. Corporate entity, limited liability and incorporation
3. Legal theory and company law
Part II The constitution of the company
4. Entrenchment of rights
5. Organisation of functions and corporate powers
6. Relations with third parties: agency and constitutional limitations
Part III Corporate governance
7. The governance problem and the mechanisms of meetings
8. Duties of directors
9. Other legal constraints on directors' powers
10. Role of self-regulation
11. Shareholder litigation: the derivative claim
12. Shareholder litigation: winding up on just and equitable grounds and the unfair prejudice remedy
Part IV Corporate finance law
13. Techniques of corporate finance
14. Raising and maintenance of capital
15. Financial assistance for the acquisition of shares
Part V Securities regulation
16. Policy and theory in securities regulation/capital markets law
17. The regulatory machinery of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000
18. The regulation of public offerings of shares
19. The regulation of insider dealing and market abuse
20. The regulation of takeovers
Part VI Insolvency and liquidation
21. Insolvency and liquidation procedures
22. Disqualification of directors