Presenting an account of company law, this book provides both the intellectual perspective required by university law students and the practical detail needed for professional studies. It offers a discussion of provisions relating to the creation, financing and management of companies, and their insolvency and winding up.
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: "Mayson, French and Ryan" is firmly established as the book to be relied upon for the most up-to-date and accurate account of company law. Updated annually, it presents this complex and intricate subject in an accessible way. It provides both the intellectual perspective required by university law students and the practical detail needed for professional studies. The legislative framework is fleshed out with discussion of provisions relating to the creation, financing and management of companies, as well as their insolvency and winding up. Quotations from important judgements accompany discussions of the substantial case law, providing detailed presentation and analysis. This new edition covers the new Combined Code on Corporate Governance, and previews forthcoming legislation, including the Companies (Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise) Bill, implementation of the Prospectus Directive, and introduction of the operating and financial review. It looks at significant cases such as Buchler v Talbot, Criterion Properties plc v Stratford UK Properties llc, EIC Services Ltd v Phipps, Equitable Life Assurance Society v Bowley, Re Pantmaenog Timber Co. Ltd, and Re Spectrum Plus Ltd.