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Hannigan and Prentice: The Companies Act 2006 - A Commentary 2nd ed isbn 9781405744492

Hannigan and Prentice: The Companies Act 2006 - Commentary

Edited by: Brenda Hannigan, Dan Prentice

ISBN13: 9781405718820
New Edition ISBN: 9781405744492
Published: August 2007
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The Companies Act 2006 contains some of the most far-reaching changes in company law for more than 150 years. This timely and practical guide to the new act provides guidance on the key wide-ranging reforms of the new regime in an accessible format, using bullet points, checklists, the new Table A and core precedents, plus more detailed commentary. The Act itself is also included as an Appenidix.

Written by an experienced, respected and successful author team, this title truly contains all you need to know about the new Companies Act.

This book was previously announced with the title Guide to the Company Law Reform Act

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1. Introduction/overview of the Act (Brenda Hannigan, Dan Prentice);
2. Formation & dissolution (Dan Prentice);
3. Constitution, capacity issues (Dan Prentice);
4. Directors' duties - duty to promote the success of the company (Dan Prentice);
5. Directors' duties - no conflict, no profit (Stephen Horan);
6. Directors' liabilities and protective devices (Stephan Horan);
7. Derivative Actions (Brenda Hannigan);
8. Accounts & audit (Glynis Morris);
9. Communications & meetings (Carol Shutkever);
10. Share capital & maintenance;
11. Takeovers (James Palmer & Alex Kay, Herbert Smith);
12. Assessment of the overall merits of the Act (Brenda Hannigan, Dan Prentice).