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Quick Reference Card: Corporations Law — Directors’ Duties, 4th Edition

Quick Reference Card: Corporations Law — Directors’ Duties, 4th Edition

Hyland, M; Nehme, M, 2019

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Book 9780409350548 $21.00

Quick Reference Card - Corporations Law: Directors’ Duties, 4th edition provides a concise summary of the key principles, legislation and cases relating to directors’ duties under Australian corporations law

 

Format: Paperback

Description

Quick Reference Card: Corporations Law — Directors' Duties, written by highly experienced law lecturers and LexisNexis authors, Margaret Hyland and Marina Nehme, clearly summarises directors’ duties under Australian corporations law, including the most important principles, legislation and cases.


This card covers the role of the board, definition of director, appointment of directors, removal/resignation of directors, to whom directors owe a duty, civil and criminal actions against directors for breach of duty, duty of care, duty to avoid conflict of interest, duty to act in good faith, duty to act for a proper purpose, duty to prevent insolvent trading, liability for breach of directors’ duties, relief from liability and statutory relief from liability.


This Quick Reference Card makes an ideal study aid both for classroom and exam use and is an excellent quick-reference tool for those working in corporations law.

 

Features

• Concise summary of the most important principles in the practice area
• Overview of key legislation and case law
• Quick easy and clear access to key principles
• Portable
• Durable laminated card
• Great as a revision checklist
• Perfect for exam use

 

Related Titles

Anderson, Dickfos, Hyland, Nehme, Dahdal, Corporations Law 5th ed, 2016
Austin & Ramsay, Company Directors: Principles of Law and Corporate Governance
Farrar & Hanrahan, Corporate Governance, 2016
Gooley, Dicker, Zammit & Russell, Corporations & Associations Law: Principles & Issues, 6th ed, 2015
Harris, Hargovan & Adams, Australian Corporate Law, 6th ed, 2017
Hyland & Nehme, Quick Reference Card: Corporations Law - Remedies that Apply when Directors Breach Their Duties, 2011

Author

Margaret Hyland LLM, LLB (Hons), BSW (UNSW) is a commercial law practitioner.
Marina Nehme PhD, LLM (Research), LLM (Coursework), LLB is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales.

Table of Contents

Contents cover:
Overview
Roles of the Board
Definition of Director
Appointment of Directors
Removal/Resignation of Directors
To Whom Directors Owe a Duty
Action Against Directors for Breach of Duty
Duty of Care
Duty to Avoid Conflict of Interest
Duty to Act in Good Faith
Duty to Act for a Proper Purpose
Duty to Prevent Insolvent Trading
Liability for Breach of Directors’ Duties
Relief from Liability
Statutory Relief from Liability

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