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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

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

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Companies Act 2006: A Guide to the New Law

ISBN13: 9781853285684
Published: April 2007
Publisher: Law Society Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £66.00

Despatched in 6 to 8 days.

The new Companies Act represents the most fundamental reform of company law for more than fifty years. Key aspects of the legislation include:

  • Small business – restructuring the law to make it easier and more cost-effective to operate a small company
  • Promotion of shareholder engagement – enhancing powers available to proxies and increasing the rights of indirect investors
  • Reform of the audit system to limit auditor liability and enhance audit quality
  • Codification of directors’ duties
  • Full statement of the law as it affects private companies
  • Reform and modernisation of company law as a whole

This timely book provides expert commentary on the key provisions of the Act, and how they will affect the practice of company law. It includes the full text of the Act.

Company Law
1. Introduction
2. Company formation
3. Articles of association
4. Duties and liabilities of directors
5. Resolutions and meetings
6. Accounts and reports
7. Auditing
8. Company shares and maintenance
of capital
9. Takeovers
10. Miscellaneous.