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Mayson, French & Ryan on Company Law 37th ed isbn 9780198870029

Mayson, French & Ryan on Company Law 2019-2020

ISBN13: 9780198841517
New Edition ISBN: 9780198870029
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780198815105
Published: August 2019
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The 36th edition of Mayson, French & Ryan on Company Law is the ideal companion for students looking for an up-to-date, comprehensive, and straightforward account of company law. The content has been recently streamlined with modern company law courses in mind and includes plenty of student-friendly features.

With hallmark clarity, this new edition continues the tradition of providing accurate technical detail, examination of theory and quotations from key cases.

Consistently praised for thorough yet accessible handling of the law, Mayson, French & Ryan has positioned itself as the go-to company law text for the modern student.

Online resources

This book is accompanied by online resources which include:

  • updates on recent developments in company law
  • four bonus chapters on transparency, accounts, marketable loans, and legal forms for businesses

Company Law
Part One Introduction
1. Overview
2. Who makes company law and what is it for?

Part Two Establishment
3. Registration
4. Articles of association
5. Corporate personality

Part Three Finance and Shareholders
6. Becoming a shareholder
7. Offering shares to the public
8. Share transfers
9. Control of a company
10. Distributions and maintenance of capital
11. Borrowing and security
12. Market abuse

Part Four Governance
13. Decision-making by shareholders
14. Directors
15. Directors' duties
16. Auditors
17. Remedies for maladministration
18. Acting for a company; agency and attribution

Part Five Corporate Transformation and Cessation
19. Company insolvency and liquidation