Corporations Law, 5th edition
An accessible and comprehensive text for law and business students covering the full range of topics taught in an undergraduate corporations law course.
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Corporations Law, 5th Edition by Colin Anderson, Jennifer Dickfos, Margaret Hyland, Marina Nehme and Andrew Dahdal is an accessible text covering the full range of topics taught in a corporations law course. It adopts a structure which helps students develop a greater understanding of the core subject. Key areas of study are identified and complex legal concepts are demystified.
This new edition continues to adopt a straightforward style with a particular emphasis on problem solving, allowing students to develop their critical thinking skills and practise responding to legal problem questions.
- Key concepts covered
- Practice questions and suggested answers to develop problem-solving skills
- Further reading to springboard research and deeper understanding of the topic
- Comprehensive and innovative suite of online resources
Harris, Hargovan & Adams, Australian Corporate Law, 5th Edition, 2015
Austin & Ramsay, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 16th Edition, 2014
Harris, LexisNexis Study Guide: Corporations Law, 3rd Edition, 2014
Table of contents
Part I – Fundamentals of Australian Corporate Law
- The commercial and legal context of companies
- Incorporation, registration and the company constitution
- The effects of incorporation
- Limits of the separate legal entity doctrine
Part II – Internal and External Relations
- Company contracts and dispositions
- Internal financial relations
- Accounts and disclosure of financial information
- Directors Duties I: Duties of Directors
- Duties II: Secretaries and Other Officers
Part III - Corporate Finance Law and Practice
- Share capital
- Fundraising I: Prospectuses
- Fundraising II: Protection of investors
- Fundraising III: Managed investment schemes
- Debt finance and debt securities
Part IV – Remedies in Corporate Law
- Remedies I: Abuse of power and members’ personal actions
- Remedies II: The derivative action and other remedies
Part V – Companies in Financial Distress
- Arrangements with creditors in insolvency