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Pettet's Company Law & Corporate Finance 4th ed (mylawchamber)

ISBN13: 9781408272831
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781405847308
Published: April 2012
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £39.99

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Pettet's Company Law 4th edition, now authored by John Lowry and Arad Reisberg, offers a sophisticated and comprehensive overview of company law doctrine coupled with thorough analysis of the context within which the black letter rules operate.

Pettet's Company Law provides analysis of the theories, policies and wider social, economic and political influences which underpin the legal principles. The authors present the complexities of the subject in a clear, highly readable manner which is accessible and manageable for students.

Company Law
Contents in brief
Foreword to the third edition
Preface to the fourth edition
Preface to the first edition
Table of cases
Table of statutes
Table of statutory instruments
Table of European legislation
1. Treaties and conventions
2. Secondary legislation ;

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. Role of self-regulation
10. Shareholder litigation: the derivative claim
11. Shareholder litigation: winding up on just and equitable grounds and the unfair prejudice remedy

Part IV Corporate Finance Law
12. Techniques of corporate finance
13. Raising and maintenance of capital
14. Financial assistance for the acquisition of shares

Part V Securities Regulation
15. Policy and theory in securities regulation/capital markets law
16. Credit rating agencies and their role in capital markets
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