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

Eleventh Edition

Sarah Worthington

July 2016

ISBN: 9780198722052

952 pages

In Stock

Price: £42.99

The best-selling text, cases, and materials text in company law expertly combining key extracts with sophisticated commentary and questions



Sealy & Worthington's Text, Cases, & Materials in Company Law is well-established as one of the foremost texts its field. Vital extracts are supplemented by sophisticated commentary and well-chosen notes and questions, taking into account the most recent developments in the field.

  • 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

About the Author(s)

Sarah Worthington, Downing Professor of the Laws of England, University of Cambridge

Table of Contents

    1:The company and its incorporation
    2:Corporate personality and limited liability
    3:Corporate activity and legal liability
    4:Shareholders as an organ of the company
    5:Corporate governance
    6:The board of directors as an organ of the company
    7:Directors' duties
    8:Company auditors and promoters
    9:The raising of capital
    10:Distributions and capital maintenance
    12:Borrowing, debentures and charges
    13:Remedies for maladministration of the company
    14:Public disclosure, market regulation and public investigations of companies
    15:Reconstructions, mergers and takeovers
    16:Rescue and insolvency procedures

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