Mayson, French & Ryan on company law


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Mayson, French & Ryan on company law

Derek French

Oxford University Press, c2018

2018-2019 [35th] ed.

  • : pbk

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Company law

Mayson, French and Ryan on company law

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Includes index

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Mayson, French & Ryan on Company Law is the ideal companion for students looking for an up-to-date, straightforward, and accessible account of company law. This edition has undergone a major revision including streamlining of content throughout, the addition of student-friendly features and a new, modern text design. The content has been thoroughly updated and revised to focus on the key aspects of company law, with the chapters on Transparency, Accounts, and Marketable loans being moved online. New chapter introductions and summaries outline topics in student-friendly terms, leaving readers with a clear and complete understanding of each area of law. End-of-chapter 'legal concepts' and 'points of law' features revisit the main discussions of each chapter in a simple bullet-point format, ideal for consolidating and revising content, whilst annotated further reading sections advise students on relevant books, journals and websites to consult to deepen their knowledge. This edition features a new, two-colour text design and includes more headings throughout to make the text clear and easy to navigate for students. Online resources This book is accompanied by online resources which include: - updates on recent developments in company law - three chapters previously found in the book- Transparency, Accounts, and Marketable loans - a new bonus chapter on Legal forms for businesses.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction 1: Overview 2: Who makes company law and what is it for? Part 2: Establishment 3: Registration 4: Articles of association 5: Corporate responsibility Part 3: Finance 6: Shares 7: Offering shares to the public 8: Share transfer 9: Control of a company 10: Distributions and maintenance of capital 11: Borrowing and security 12: Market abuse Part 4: Governance 13: Corporate governance 14: Members 15: Directors 16: Directors' duties 17: Company officers, secretary and auditor 18: Remedies for maladministration 19: Acting for a company: agency and attribution Part 5: Corporate Transformation and Cessation 20: Company insolvency and liquidation

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