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Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt

Edited by: Patricia Londono, David Eady, A.T.H. Smith, Rt. Hon Lord Eassie
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The Realm of Company Law: A Collection of Papers in Honour of Professor Leonard Sealy

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Edited by: Barry Rider

ISBN13: 9789041107336
ISBN: 9041107339
Published: June 1998
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £165.00



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Professor Leonard Sealy has spent almost 50 years studying and teaching law in Cambridge. A good proportion of this time has been occupied with matters relating to company law. As a scholar, teacher, author, law reformer and even draftsman Len Sealy's contribution to the refinement and improvement of structures, rules and most importantly ideas has been significant.

Therefore the occasion of his retirement as the first S.J. Berwin Professor of Corporate Law in the University of Cambridge has afforded a number of leading company lawyers from around the world, many his former students or colleagues, an opportunity to address a series of important legal issues relating to companies and associated areas of commercial law and practice, in his honour.

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Subjects:
Company Law
Contents:
1. Proper Purpose Doctrine and Company Directors; R. Nolan.
2. Duty of Care of Company Directors in Australia and New Zealand; J. Farrar.
3. Trust, Loyalty and Co-operation in the Business Community: Is Regulation Required? B. Cheffins.
4. Limited Fiduciary Duties in the City; A. Alcock.
5. Modification and Exclusion of Directors' Duties; P. Rogerson.
6. Altering the Articles of Association to Acquire Minority Shareholdings; E. Boros.
7. Institutional Shareholders and the Promotion of Good Corporate Governance; G. McCormack.
8. The Possible Reform of French Company Law; A. Tunc.
9. Security for Costs: Principles and Pragmatism in Corporate Litigation; D. Milman.
10. Proprietary Rights and Unsecured Creditors; R. Goode.
11. Recent Developments in Unsecured Debt Subordination; E. Ferran.
12. Reaching Their Limit: The Liability of Professional Partnerships in England; J. Payne.
13. Payment in a Cashless Society; R. Hooley.