Corporate Information and the Law, 2nd edition
Corporate Information and the Law is a timely, comprehensive and incisive text that specifically focuses on the laws that apply to the way in which corporations create, use, disclose and secure information. This text embraces laws relating to corporate governance, periodic and continuous disclosure, insider trading, consumer and investor protection, intellectual property, cyber security, privacy and information technology.
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“For readers, the book will have the merit of providing a comprehensive and coherent framework that examines each area of information law in detail, in order to map the boundaries of the categories of obligation, so as to suggest the answers to practical problems that are as clear as the governing law permits.”
The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG
(Justice, High Court of Australia 1996-2009)
Corporate Information and the Law is a timely, comprehensive and incisive text that specifically focuses on the laws that apply to the way in which corporations create, use, disclose and secure information. This text embraces laws relating to corporate governance, periodic and continuous disclosure, insider trading, consumer and investor protection, intellectual property, cyber security, privacy and information technology. Since the first edition was published in May 2013 there has been an increasing recognition of the paramount importance of corporate information to the enterprise value of corporations and the critically important obligations of corporations as creators or custodians of information. This second edition of the book has been updated to take into consideration the developments since the first edition. In particular, chapters on confidential corporate information, disclosure and investor protection, disclosure and consumer protection, privacy and cyber security have been substantially updated to reflect significant legal, regulatory and technological developments.
The aim of Corporate Information and the Law is to create a reference which can be used by practitioners, academics and students alike to better understand the legal issues associated with information governance in today’s digital economy.
- Unifying framework for examining information law
- Seminal work on corporate information and the law
- Plain English / Concise explanations of complex concepts
- Accessible / convenient reference
- Leading work in the field
- Provides insights into the issues associated with managing legal risk associated with this valuable asset class
Austin and Ramsay, Ford, Austin & Ramsay's Principles of Corporations Law, 16th ed, 2015
Baxt et al, Securities and Financial Services Law, 8th ed, 2012
Privacy, Confidentiality and Data Protection, looseleaf and online
Table of contents
Part 1 – Overview
Chapter 1. An introduction to corporate information and the law
Part 2 - Rights in corporate information
Chapter 2. Copyright in corporate information
Chapter 3. Alternative approaches to protecting corporate information
Chapter 4. Confidential corporate information
Part 3 – Limits on information sovereignty
Chapter 5. Disclosure and investor protection
Chapter 6. Disclosure and consumer protection
Chapter 7. Disclosure in the context of enforcement and litigation
Chapter 8. Other limits or controls on the use of corporate information
Chapter 9. Collection, use and disclosure of personal information
Part 4 - Information security and management
Chapter 10. Digitising corporate records and the law
Chapter 11. Information security and the law