Authors: Susan McLaughlin, Lee Roach
Published: June 2017 | ISBN: 9781860727047
This official ICSA study text has been specially designed to support the ICSA qualifying programme module in Corporate Law. The text gives an understanding of the scope of company law, how it is linked to other specialist legal subjects, the sources of company law and the key legal principles.
The book explores the legal structures of different types of business organisations and covers the areas which feature most commonly on undergraduate law programmes, including the corporate personality doctrine, shareholders, shares and capital, directors’ duties, minority shareholder protection and transparency.
Presented in a practical and accessible style, this study text incorporates a number of features to support learning:
The text provides an excellent guide for students, but is also a handy reference for anyone who works with corporate law, or would like to learn more about the subject.
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Part One: The nature and structure of a company
1. Introduction to corporate law
2. Legal structures of business organisations
3. Promoters and company formation
4. The company as a distinct legal person
5. The constitution of the company
6. Legally binding the company
Part Two: Capital and membership
7. Companies, capital markets and market abuse
8. Membership, shares and share capital
9. Capital maintenance
10. Loan capital
Part Three: Company management and shareholder remedies
11. Directors, shareholders and the division of powers
12. Directors' duties
13. Members' remedies
Part Four: Meetings and resolutions
14. Members' meetings and decision making
15. Directors' meetings and decision making
Part Five: Company restructuring and winding up
16. Company restructuring
18. Corporate rescue
19. Winding up and company dissolution