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Published: 21 July 2016

952 Pages


ISBN: 9780198722052

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Sealy & Worthington's Text, Cases, and Materials in Company Law

Eleventh Edition

Sarah Worthington

  • The market leading collection of text, cases, and materials in company law
  • Highly praised balance of case extracts with strong interlinking author commentary, providing students with both the primary sources and the analysis to fully understand the subject
  • Takes students through the fundamental structure of the subject with logical progression of topics, helping to build a full picture of how the areas within company law link together for those new to the subject
  • Provides a clear and concise introduction to each different aspect of company law so that the purpose of relevant rules is clear and related difficulties are put into context
  • Includes critical notes and challenging questions that test understanding and provoke debate
  • Provides a structured way to gain confidence and familiarity in reading from case reports

New to this Edition:

  • Selected expansion of author commentary across the text
  • Complete updating of statutory, regulatory and case law materials, including the major changes introduced by SBEEA 2015, but also including changes to the core legislation in CA 2006 and to the various corporate governance codes requiring 'comply or explain' adherence
  • Major rewriting of Ch 2 (Corporate Personality and Limited Liability) in the light of Prest v Petrodel Resources Ltd (2013, SC): ie changed structure, considerable new text, and new cases
  • Major rewriting of Ch 3 (Corporate Activity and Legal Liability) to take into account a number of recent cases: ie changed structure, considerable new text, and new cases
  • Additional coverage of statutory derivative actions, with excerpts from leading recent HCt and CA cases
  • Additional coverage of insolvency and proprietary issues, including notes on leading recent HCt and CA cases
  • Coverage of major supreme court cases, including: Petrodel Resources Ltd v Prest; Bilta (UK) Ltd v Nazir; AIB Group (UK) plc v Mark Redler & Co Solicitors; Eclairs Group Ltd v JKX Oil & Gas Plc; Braganza v BP Shipping Limited; Re Nortel GmbH; Re Lehman Bros International (Europe)
  • Coverage of important court of appeal cases, including: Antonio Gramsci Shipping Corporation v Recoletos Ltd; Brumder v Motornet Service and Repairs Ltd; Speechley v Allott; Smithton Ltd v Naggar; Burry & Knight Ltd v Knight; Relfo Ltd (In Liquidation) v Varsani; Re Coroin Ltd

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