Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 February 2021

224 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198870340

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Capitalism Before Corporations

The morality of business associations and the roots of commercial equity and law

Andreas Televantos

Oxford Legal History

  • Examines early capitalism and the DNA genesis of modern unincorporated trading entities
  • Provides compelling analysis of the influential commercial judgments of Lord Eldon
  • Engages with the roots of modern problems concerning creditors of trusts and partnerships, Quistclose arrangements, Clayton's Case, and ostensible authority