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

A well-respected and sought after title providing authoritative treatment of Australian company law.

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Now in its seventeenth edition, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law 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.

 

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  • 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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    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