Australian Corporate Law, 6th Edition
Now in its sixth edition, Australian Corporate Law has been designed specifically for students undertaking corporations law as part of their business or commerce degree. This text aims to reduce the complexity of corporations law for students by providing clear explanation of legal principles and explaining how corporate law operates within the broader business context.
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Now in its sixth edition, Australian Corporate Law has been designed specifically for students undertaking corporations law as part of their business or commerce degree. This text aims to reduce the complexity of corporations law for students by providing clear explanation of legal principles and explaining how corporate law operates within the broader business context. It does this within a specifically designed learning framework that will enhance student learning and understanding of the presented material. The sixth edition has been updated to take account of the latest developments in statute and caselaw. Teaching and learning is supported by a comprehensive and innovative suite of online resources for both students and lecturers.
Austin and Ramsay, Ford, Austin & Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th ed, 2017
Hargovan, LexisNexis Case Summaries: Corporations Law, 2014
Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications 2nd ed, 2015
Harris, LexisNexis Study Guide: Corporations Law, 3rd ed, 2014
Table of contents
- The Context of Australian Corporate Law
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission: Role and Powers
- Business Structures
- Partnerships and Associations
- Incorporation and its Effects
- Internal Governance: Constitution and Replaceable Rules
- Corporate Liability: Tort, Crime and Contract
- Promoters: Duties and Liabilities
- Corporate Fundraising
- Debt Finance
- Share Capital and Transactions Affecting Share Capital
- Membership Rights and Meetings
- Corporate Governance
- Directors and Officers
- Directors’ and Officers’ Duties: Good Faith and Proper Purposes
- Directors and Officers: Conflicts of Interest
- Directors and Officers: The Duty of Care and Diligence
- Directors and Officers: Corporate Governance During Times of Financial Distress
- Members’ Remedies
- Accounts Auditors and Dividends
- Financial Services, Managed Investment Schemes and Financial Markets
- External Administration and Insolvency