Corporations Law: A Custom Publication for Melbourne Law School, 2nd edition

Corporations Law: A Custom Publication for Melbourne Law School, 2nd edition has been prepared for students Corporations Law at the Melbourne Law School.

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Corporations Law: A Custom Publication for Melbourne Law School, 2nd edition has been prepared for students Corporations Law at the Melbourne Law School.

The book comprises chapters from the following LexisNexis Butterworths publications:

  • Harris, Company Law Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed., LexisNexis, 2015
  • Harris, Hargovan & Adams, Australian Corporate Law, 6th ed, LexisNexis, 2018
  • Austin & Ramsay, Ford, Austin & Ramsays’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th ed, 2018
  • Gooley, Zammit, Dicker & Russell, Corporations and Associations Law: Principles and Issues, 6th ed LexisNexis 2015

Features

  • Supports development of practice-ready skills
  • Expert coverage of corporations law
 

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Table of contents

Contents


Publisher’s Note


Introduction (lecturers to write and provide)


Topic 1 – Introduction to Companies and the Regulatory Scheme



  • ‘Corporate Law: Theories, Principles and Applications’ from Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed, 2015

  • ‘The Regulatory Framework’ from Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed, 2015

  • ‘Business Structures’ from Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed, 2015

  • ‘Business Structures’ from Harris, Hargovan & Adams, Australian Corporate Law, 6th ed, 2018

  • ‘The Nature and Function of Companies’ from Austin & Ramsay, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th ed, 2018


Topic 2 – Incorporation and Its Effects



  • ‘Business Structures’ from Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed, 2015

  • ‘Corporate Personality’ from Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2015

  • ‘The Duty of Care and Diligence’ from Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed, 2015

  • ‘Directors and Officers: Corporate Governance During Times of Financial Distress’ from Harris, Hargovan & Adams, Australian Corporate Law, 6th ed, 2018

  • ‘Incorporation and Its Consequences’ from Austin & Ramsay, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th ed, 2018

  • ‘Protection of Creditors’ from Austin & Ramsay, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th ed, 2018


Topic 3 – Managing Companies



  • ‘Internal Management and Meetings’ from Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed, 2015

  • ‘The Board of Directors and the General Meeting’ from Austin & Ramsay, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th ed, 2018


Topic 4 – Duties and Liabilities of Directors and Officers – Framework of Duties, Duty to Act in Good Faith and Duty to Act for a Proper Purpose



  • ‘Managing Companies’ from Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed, 2015

  • ‘Directors’ and Officers’ Duties: Good Faith and Proper Purposes’ from Harris, Anil Hargovan & Michael Adams, Australian Corporate Law, 6th ed, 2018

  • ‘Acting Properly, in the Interests of the Company, and with Care’ from Austin & Ramsay, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th ed, 2018

  • ‘Regulating Companies’ from Austin & Ramsay, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th edition, 2018


Topic 5 – Duties and Liabilities of Directors and Officers – Duty of Care



  • ‘Directors and Officers: Conflicts of Interest’ from Harris, Hargovan & Adams, Australian Corporate Law, 5th ed, 2018


Topic 6 – Duties and Liabilities of Directors and Officers - Loyalty



  • Conflicts of Interest and Special Cases’ from Austin & Ramsay, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th ed, 2018


Topic 7 – Shareholder Actions



  • ‘Members’ Remedies’ from Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed, 2015

  • ‘Members’ Remedies’ from Austin & Ramsay, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th ed, 2018


Topic 8 – Corporate Liability



  • ‘Contractual, Tortious and Criminal Liability’ from Gooley, Zammit, Dicker & Russell, Corporations and Associations Law: Principles and Issues, 6th ed, 2015


Topic 9 – Share Capital



  • ‘Shares and Shareholders’ from Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed, 2015

  • ‘Share Capital and Transactions Affecting Share Capital’ from Harris, Hargovan & Adams, Australian Corporate Law, 6th ed, 2018

  • ‘Accounts, Auditors and Dividends’ from Harris, Hargovan & Adams, Australian Corporate Law, 6th ed, 2018,

  • ‘Dividends’ from Austin & Ramsay, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th ed, 2018

  • ‘Corporate Reorganisation’ from Austin & Ramsay, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th ed, 2018


Topic 10 – Introduction to Corporate Insolvency



  • ‘External Administration and Insolvency’ from Harris, Hargovan & Adams, Australian Corporate Law, 6th ed, 2018