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Companies in the 1990s

ISBN13: 9781859412077
ISBN: 1859412076
Published: December 1995
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: uk
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The law and practice of companies is undergoing great change in the 1990s. The obligations and rights of those who both manage and work for companies have been altered by statute, common law and European law. The pace of development has been relatively rapid. This book examines the legal framework of many of the most important aspects of the modern company and should be of interest to most people professionally or occupationally connected to companies lawyers with corporate clients; lawyers with trade union clients; academics with an interest in the law relating to companies, employment and business; company secretaries and directors and trade union officials.

Minority shareholder protection and the rule in Foss v. Harbottle - increasingly a fuss about nothing; starting and financing new businesses - a challenging legal infrastructure; health and safety - new pressures from Europe and the criminal law; changing standards of quality and safety - the impact of the Sale and Supply of Goods Act 1994 and the EC Product Safety Directive; remuneration packages in the 1990s; unfair dismissal -trends and tensions; acquiring revised rights - TUPE regulations and recent developments.