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The ICSA Company Law Handbook

Author: Nigel Banerjee

Published: July 2015 | ISBN: 9781860726118


This title provides a clear, concise account of the key features of the company law regime in the UK as relating to private companies, with a particular emphasis on matters of interest to those involved in running or advising companies.

Written for company secretaries and in-house lawyers, this book takes each aspect of company law, examines the case law behind it and maps out the practical implications for companies in the UK. It gives those working within companies a concise, yet comprehensive, account of the company law issues which they are likely to encounter in practice.

Coverage is comprehensive, with details of all relevant law and regulation from both a theoretical and practical viewpoint.

‘This book is well-written and easy to read. It is user-friendly and provides a helpful guide without assuming too high a level of prior knowledge. The use of plain language and simple scenarios make for a thoroughly practical resource’
The Law Society Gazette

Contents

1. Introduction to company law
2. Formation of a company
3. The company as a separate entity
4. Articles of association
5. Directors: the fundamentals
6. Decision making by directors
7. Directors’ duties
8. Shareholders
9. Shares

Appendix 1 - Selected provisions of CA 2006
Appendix 2 - Prescribed form of memorandum of association
Appendix 3 - Companies House Form IN01 Application to register a company
Appendix 4 - Model articles for private companies limited by shares

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