Written by three of Australia’s foremost corporate law experts, Commercial Applications of Company Law 2019 is one of the ‘must have’ textbooks to buy online for students studying company law.
Being among the most up-to-date law books available on company law, this publication offers insightful commentary guiding readers through complex legislation and contemporary issues.
Now in its twentieth year, this text introduces the key aspects of company law as they relate to business organisations. It focuses on corporate legal personality, corporate management and governance, corporate finance and corporate liability, demonstrating how they influence company practice and policy.
NEW TO THIS EDITION:
Updated to reflect the latest developments in regulatory practice, legislation and case law.
New discussion of developments including:
The expansion of crowd sourced equity funding to proprietary companies.
Recent decisions relating to the doctrine of capital maintenance and capital reductions.
‘Safe Harbour’ protections for directors from insolvent trading liability when undertaking a company restructure.
Related party transactions under Chapter 2E of the Corporations Act 2001(Cth).
Proposed reforms to increase penalties for corporate and financial sector misconduct.
Transacting by companies (Chapter 23) updated with cases relating to section 129(5) and (6) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).
Two running Case Studies involving a listed public company and a large proprietary company with Problem Sets to help readers apply legal principles to real-life situations.
Sample Company Documents to familiarise readers with the tools they will use in the workplace Legislative.
Extracts with important provisions from the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (Cth)Table of Cases, Table of Legislation, and Index to assist with navigating the text.