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Author Bottomley, Stephen, author

Title Contemporary Australian corporate law / Stephen Bottomley, Kath Hall, Peta Spender, Beth Nosworthy
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, USA ; Port Melbourne, VIC : Cambridge University Press, 2018


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 MELB  KN 261 K1 Bot/Cac  DUE 30-06-20
Description lvii, 597 pages ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Context, history and regulation -- 2. Corporate law theory and debates -- 3. The company as a separate legal entity -- 4. Formation and types of companies -- 5. The internal rules of a company -- 6. Corporate contracting -- 7. Decision-making, meetings and reporting -- 8. Corporate finance -- 9. Corporate fundraising -- 10. An overview of directors' duties -- 11. Duty of care, skill and diligence -- 12. Duties of good faith -- 13. Conflicts of interest -- 14. Members' rights and remedies -- 15. Receivership, schemes of arrangement and voluntary administration -- 16. Winding up and liquidation -- 17. Financial markets and financial services -- 18. Takeovers
Summary Contemporary Australian Corporate Law provides an authoritative, contextual and critical analysis of Australian corporate and financial markets law, designed to engage today's LL.B. and JD students. Written by leading corporate law scholars, the text provides a number of features including: a well-structured presentation of topics for Australian corporate law courses, consistent application of theory with discussion of corporate law principles (both theoretical and historical), comprehensive discussion of case law with modern examples, and integration of corporate law and corporate governance, all with clarity, insight and technical excellence. Central concepts are enhanced with dynamic and relevant discussions of corporate law in context, including debates relating to the role of corporations in society, the global convergence of corporate law as well as corporations and human rights. Exploring the social, political and economic forces which shape modern corporations law, Contemporary Australian Corporate Law encourages a forward-thinking approach to understanding key concepts within the field
Analysis Australian
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Stephen Bottomley is Professor and Dean of the ANU College of Law at the Australian National University. Kath Hall is Associate Professor of the ANU College of Law at the Australian National University. Peta Spender is Professor and Deputy Dean of the ANU College of Law at the Australian National University. Beth Nosworthy is a Lecturer in the Adelaide Law School at the University of Adelaide
Subject Corporation law -- Australia.
Author Hall, Katherine, BA, author
Nosworthy, Beth Susan, author
Spender, Peta, author
LC no. 2017478446
ISBN 9781316628270