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