Charts the company life-cycle from pre-incorporation, through incorporation and culminates with the winding up process, addressing, in detail, the essential requirements in establishing a company, including the steps, procedures and documents that are required during the existence of the corporation.
The handbook highlights significant cases and principal judgments that impact on UK company law.
Checklists guide you through legislative provisions and their application to the day-to-day running of a business throughout its life-cycle, and key definitions at the end of each chapter make it accessible by simplifying the legal concepts involved.
This title is included in Bloomsbury Professional's Company and Commercial Law online service.
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Table of Contents
1. Pre-incorporation 2. Corporate Personality 3. Formation and registration of a company 4. The company's constitution and corporate capacity 5. Corporate capacity and related matters 6. Company re-registration 7. Corporate governance and the code 8. Directors: types, appointment and removal 9. Directors' general duties 10. Directors' specific duties 11. Directors' disqualification 12. Derivative claims 13. Unfair prejudicial conduct 14. Company secretaries 15. Resolutions and meetings 16. Auditors' liability 17. Company share capital 18. Acquisition by limited company of its own shares 19. Company charges 20. Certification, transfer of securities and people with significant control 21. Information about interests in a company's shares 22. Dissolution and restoration to the register 23. Registrar of companies 24. Company investigations 25. Legal aspects of corporate social responsibility