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Corporate Personality in the 20th Century

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ISBN13: 9781901362831
ISBN: 1901362833
Published: April 1998
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £73.00



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The decision of the House of Lords in Salomon v. Salomon & Co Ltd has had lasting influence on the development of modern company law. This one hundred year old decision articulated the founding propositions of company law and is accordingly treated with reverence by academics and practitioners alike. The centenary of the case therefore affords a convenient opportunity to review these developments in company law. In doing so,the contributors to this volume range broadly across the modern approaches to company law and attempt to place key aspects of the subject in a theoretical and historical perspective and to lay bare the structural, theoretical and policy issues which lie behind its day-to-day technicalities.

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Subjects:
Company Law
Contents:
The bootmaker's legacy to company law doctrine, Ross Grantham and Charles Rickett; corporate personality - limited recourse and its limits, David Goddard; commentary on Goddard, Ross Grantham; corporate groups, Robert P. Austin; commentary on Austin, Andrew Borrowdale; corporate personality, limited liability and the protection of creditors, Dan Prentice; commentary on Prentice, Thomas G.W. Telfer; company law and regulatory complexity, Joanna Gray; commentary on Gray, Bernard Robertson; changes in the role of the shareholder, Jennifer Hill; commentary on Hill, Robert P. Austin; models of corporate regulation - the mandatory/enabling debate, Ian M. Ramsay; commentary on Ramsay, Tim Hazledine; financial transparency and corporate governance - the United States as a model, Louis Lowenstein.