Hannigan Company Law hopes to capture the dynamism of company law, reflect its topicality and, above all, help students master some of its intricacies. The book is divided into seven major sections, covering the corporate entity, corporate governance and constitution to corporate finance, insolvency, and ending with corporate restructuring and takeovers. The text is fully up to date and reflects numerous recent developments in this fast-moving subject.
Table of Contents
PART I INTRODUCTION TO REGISTERED COMPANIES; 1. Formation, Classification and Registration of Companies; 2. The Framework of Company Law; PART II: CORPORATE ENTITY AND CONSTITUTION; 3. Corporate Personality; 4. The Memorandum of Association; 5. The Articles of Association; PART III: CORPORATE GOVERNANCE - DIRECTORS' ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES; 6. Company Officers; 7. The Division of Power within a Company; 8. Directors' Duties - Introduction; 9. The Duty of Loyalty, Part I: Acting Bona Fide and for a Proper Purpose; 10. The Duty of Loyalty, Part II: The No-conflict, No Profit Principles; 11. The Duty of Care and Skill; 12. Disqualification of Directors; PART IV: CORPORATE GOVERNANCE - SHAREHOLDERS' RIGHTS AND REMEDIES; 13. Legal Incidents of Membership; 14. Classes of Shares and Class Rights; 15. Shareholders' Statutory Remedies; 16. Shareholders' Remedies at Common Law; PART V: TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY - COMPANY MEETINGS; ACCOUNTS AND INVESTIGATIONS; 17. Company Meetings; 18. Financial Disclosures by Companies - Accounting and Audit Requirements; 19. Company Investigations; PART VI: CORPORATE FINANCE - SHARE AND LOAN CAPITAL; 20. Share Capital; 21. Capital Maintenance; 22. Raising Capital from the Public; 23. Loan Capital - Company Charges; PART VII: CORPORATE INSOLVENCY AND RESCUE; 24. Company Voluntary Arrangements; 25. Receivers and Administrative Receivers; 26. Administration; 27. Winding up; 28. Directors' Liabilities and Vulnerable Transactions on Insolvency; PART VIII: CORPORATE REORGANISATION - TAKEOVERS AND RECONSTRUCTIONS; 29. Corporate Takeovers and Reconstructions; INDEX