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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Australian Corporate Law 6th ed isbn 9780409347586

Australian Corporate Law 5th ed

ISBN13: 9780409341751
New Edition ISBN: 9780409347586
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780409333510
Published: October 2015
Publisher: LexisNexis Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Australian Corporate Law, 5th edition has been designed specifically for students studying corporations law as part of their business or commerce degree. This text aims to reduce the complexity of corporations law for students by providing clear explanation of legal principles and explaining how corporate law operates within the broader business context. It does this within a specifically designed learning framework that will enhance student learning and understanding of the presented material:

  • Key Statement and Key Cases highlight precedents and important cases
  • Case Examples present topical issues to help the reader see the law at work in a broader commercial context
  • Revision Questions and Problem Exercises help reinforce learning
  • Glossary notes in the margin ensure that each term is immediately understood
  • Further Reading provides a springboard for deeper learning
  • Flowcharts are presented to assist in visual learning
New to this Edition

  • Significant recent new cases in the James Hardie appeal, the Bell appeal and other recent appellate decisions
  • Recent legislative amendments, including business names legislation, executive remuneration and continuous disclosure
  • Additional cases and new case studies

Other Jurisdictions , Australia
1. The Context of Australian Corporate Law
2. Australian Securities and Investments Commission: Role and Powers
3. Business Structures
4. Partnerships and Associations
5. Incorporation and its Effects
6. Internal Governance: Constitution and Replaceable Rules
7. Corporate Liability: Tort, Crime and Contract
8. Promoters: Duties and Liabilities
9. Corporate Fundraising
10. Debt Finance
11. Share Capital and Transactions Affecting Share Capital
12. Membership Rights and Meetings
13. Corporate Governance
14. Directors and Officers
15. Directors’ and Officers’ Duties: Good Faith and Proper Purposes
16. Directors and Officers: Conflicts of Interest
17. Directors and Officers: The Duty of Care and Diligence
18. Directors and Officers: Corporate Governance During Times of Financial Distress
19. Members’ Remedies
20. Accounts Auditors and Dividends
21. Financial Services, Managed Investment Schemes and Financial Markets
22. External Administration and Insolvency