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Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th edition

Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th edition

Ramsay, I M; Austin, R P, 2018

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Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th edition is a well-respected and sought after title providing authoritative treatment of Australian company law.

 

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Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th edition is a high level textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students. Written by experts in the field, this text provides an authoritative treatment of Australian company law and is updated to reflect recent amendments in corporations legislation. This title is highly treasured by practitioners and is considered the last word on corporations law in Australia.

 

Features

  • Written by authoritative experts in the field
  • Long standing and established text in Australia
  • Comprehensive and detailed analysis on corporations law
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    Author

    Dr Robert Austin is a barrister at Level 22 Chambers in Sydney. He was formerly a Judge in the Equity Division of the New South Wales Supreme Court, and has also had distinguished careers in legal practice and legal academia. Dr Austin also currently holds the position of Challis Lecturer in Corporate Law at the University of Sydney.

    Professor Ian Ramsay is the Harold Ford Professor of Commercial Law at Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, and the Director of the Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation. Professor Ramsay has published widely on corporate law and corporate governance both in Australia and internationally.

    Table of Contents

    PART I — COMPANIES AND COMPANY LAW
    Introduction

    Ch 1 The Nature and Functions of Companies
    Ch 2 The Origins of Company Law
    Ch 3 Regulating Companies

    PART II — A COMPANY AS A CORPORATE ENTITY
    Introduction

    Ch 4 Incorporation and its Consequences
    Ch 5 Formation, Promotion and Establishment

    PART III — THE LAW OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
    Introduction

    Ch 6 Corporate Governance Rules
    Ch 7 The Board of Directors and the General Meeting
    Ch 8 Acting Properly and with Care
    Ch 9 Conflicts of Interest and Special Cases
    Ch 10 Accounts, Audit and Disclosure
    Ch 11 Members’ Remedies

    PART IV — CORPORATE LIABILITY
    Introduction

    Ch 12 Corporate Capacity
    Ch 13 Authority to Act for a Company
    Ch 14 A Company’s Assent to Transactions
    Ch 15 Validation and Ratification of Defective

    PART V — CORPORATE CONTROL AND RESTRUCTURING
    Ch 16 A Company’s Liability for Civil and Criminal

    PART VI— CORPORATE FINANCE
    Introduction

    Ch 17 Equity Finance
    Ch 18 Dividends
    Ch 19 Debt Finance
    Ch 20 Protection of Creditors
    Ch 21 Dealings with Security Holdings
    Ch 22 Fundraising by Issue and Sale of Securities
    Ch 23 Takeovers and Disclosure of Shareholdings
    Ch 24 Corporate Reorganisation and Elimination of Minority Holdings

    PART VII — EXTERNAL ADMINISTRATION
    Introduction

    Ch 25 External Administration in Insolvency Generally
    Ch 26 Receiverships
    Ch 27 Voluntary Administration
    Ch 28 Winding Up

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