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Company Law

Dr Lee Roach

March 2019

ISBN: 9780198786634

776 pages
Paperback
246x189mm

In Stock

Price: £34.99

Pitched perfectly for todays company law student: comprehensive, rigorous coverage presented in an engaging, supportive framework.

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Description

The perfect introduction to company law: Lee Roach guides the reader through the intricacies of the subject with unrivalled clarity and expert analysis of the application of principles to real-life cases.

  • Comprehensive coverage of all core aspects of company law, packaged in a modern, highly accessible text that is a model of clarity and precision
  • 'Law in action' boxes provide real-world examples directly related to the issue under discussion, showing students how the principles apply in practice
  • The relationship between company law and corporate governance is explored, ensuring that students have a full picture of how and why companies are created and regulated
  • A range of additional features, such as key case boxes, diagrams, and 'link' cross-references provide variety, emphasise key points, and break up longer passages of text
  • Extensive accompanying online resources provide the opportunity for students to test their knowledge, research additional topics, and keep up to date via a twitter feed and blog from the author

About the Author(s)

Dr Lee Roach, Senior Lecturer, University of Portsmouth

Dr Lee Roach is Senior Lecturer at Portsmouth University. He is the author of a number of student-focused books, including Card & James' Business Law and the Company Law Concentrate revision guide. He is also a co-author (along with Baskind and Osborne) of Commercial Law.

Table of Contents

    Part I: Introduction
    1: Introduction
    2: Sources of company law and corporate governance
    Part II: The Formation and Nature of the Company
    3: Incorporation
    4: Corporate personality
    5: The constitution of the company
    6: Corporate capacity, liability, and attribution
    Part III: The Board of Directors
    7: The classifications of director
    8: Board appointment, structure, and composition
    9: The role and powers of the board
    10: Directors' duties I: duties of performance
    11: Directors' duties II: conflicts of interest
    12: Vacation of office and disqualification
    Part IV: Membership of the Company
    13: Membership
    14: Meetings and investor engagement
    15: Members' remedies
    16: Share capital
    17: The maintenance of capital
    18: Public offers of shares
    19: Corporate transparency
    20: Debt capital and security
    Part VI: Corporate Rescue, Restructuring, and Insolvency
    21: Corporate rescue and receivership
    22: Corporate reconstructions and takeovers
    23: Liquidation, dissolution, and restoration

Reviews

"Articulately written, innovative...prepared for the company lawyers of the future" - Dr Ama Eyo, Lecturer, DDS Partnerships & Company Law, Bangor University

"A modern and very illuminating text written from a 21st century perspective." - Professor David Milman, School of Law, University of Lancaster

"An invaluable guide for students...a reliable, modern, up-to-date and student-friendly company law textbook" - Dr Stelios Andreadakis, Senior Lecturer in Corporate and Financial Law Director, Postgraduate Taught Programmes, Brunel University London

"Very readable, student-friendly and engaging...company law comes alive in this book." - Dr Renginee G. Pillay, Universite Paris III - Sorbonne-Assas International Law School, Mauritius

Additional Resources

Extensive online resources provide significant additional support including:

- Bonus chapter on insider dealing and market abuse
- Practice questions and answers
- Multiple choice questions
- Further reading
- Twitter feed (@UKCompanyLaw) and blog from the author (www.companylawandgovernance.com)

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