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

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

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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