Commercial Property Litigation is a new authoritative handbook for property litigators. It combines an analysis of the relevant substantive law and procedure with practical know-how focusing on common issues and problems faced by the property litigator.The authors' explanatory commentary is supported by expertly drafted precedents, checklists, and extracts from key pieces of legislation and procedural rules, which are contained on an accompanying CD-Rom providing easy access to these time-saving precedent materials.Commercial Property Litigation will ensure that practitioners can be confident of having the relevant knowledge and clear guidance on the practice and procedure on how to deal with these difficult subjects.
Category: Consolidation and merger of corporations
The law relating to the acquisition by a company of its own shares has always been a highly complex area. This book provides full details of the procedures to be followed, what the tax implications are, and how tax savings and other benefits can be achieved. It also includes various precedents for contracts, directors reports, company resolutions and letters of application. The book takes full account of important developments in the UK such as Companies (Acquisition of Own Shares) (Treasury Shares) Regulations 2003 (SI 2003/1116) and Companies (Acquisition of Own Shares) (Treasury Shares) No 2 Regulations 2003 (SI 2003/3031). These regulations came into force on December 1, 2003, relaxing the rules for certain types of companies when purchasing their own shares. The introduction of these regulations has necessitated numerous technical changes to company law. This highly regarded book is written by an acknowledged expert in the field. It is the only work specific to the subject and d
This practical guide to forming and managing a PLC has been revised to take into account the changes in the law since its earlier publication in 1997. It will help companies stay up-to-date and on the right side of increasingly complex legislation.
The Rules on Incorporation and Capital of Limited Liability Companies
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This book provides an overview of the Second Council Directive 77/91/EEC of 13 December 1976 (also known as the Capital Directive) and its implementing rules in each Member State of the European Union and the European Economic Area. It provides companies and advisors with useful insights regarding articles of association and related documents, the incorporation and capital requirements of European companies with limited liability and the rules applicable to the acquisition and pledge of their own shares, the cross-participations, the financial assistance and the distribution of profits. A general report on the Capital Directive is followed by a discussion of the implementation of the rules laid down in the Directive in the national laws of each Member State, each in accordance with a common format and contributed by a practitioner from that State.
Unlocking Company Law will help you grasp the main concepts of Company Law with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising. The information is clearly presented in a logical structure and the following features support learning helping you to advance with confidence: Clear learning outcomes at the beginning of each chapter set out the skills and knowledge you will need to get to grips with the subject Key Facts boxes throughout each chapter allow you to progressively build and consolidate your understanding End-of-chapter summaries provide a useful check-list for each topic Cases and judgments are highlighted to help you find them and add them to your notes quickly Frequent activities and self-test questions are included so you can put your knowledge into practice Sample essay questions with annotated answers prepare you for assessment Glossary of legal terms clarifies important definitions This edition has been updated to include key recent changes and developments in company law, both case law and statutory. Two recent Supreme Court decisions on piercing the corporate veil, VTB Capital plc v Nutritek International Corp and others and Prest v Petrodel Resources Limited & Others, are examined, as is Popplewell J’s detailed judgment on directors’ duties in Madoff Securities International Limited (In Liquidation) v Raven and others. Important new provisions for binding votes and detailed disclosure of directors’ remuneration, changes to the company charges registration and narrative reporting regimes and new rules facilitating private company share reductions/buy-backs are outlined as are imminent developments included in the 2014 Deregulation Bill (stemming from the Government Red Tape Challenge). Commitment of the EU and UK Government to improving corporate governance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) makes core company law, the focus of this book, more relevant than ever. The books in the Unlocking the Law Series get straight to the point and offer clear and concise coverage of the law, broken-down into bite-size sections with regular recaps to boost your confidence. They provide complete coverage of both core and popular optional law modules, presented in an innovative, visual format and are supported by a website which offers students a host of additional practice opportunities.
The second edition of this text incorporates the latest changes to Australian corporations law, up to and including the Corporations Act 2001 and the Financial Services Reform Act 2001. Like the 1st edition, this text is written particularly for undergraduate law students. The book introduces students to Australian corporate law in a way that is informed by theory and policy. Throughout the book the authors draw upon materials from fields such as economics, sociology and politics to provide a contextually relevant account of modern corporate law. Ample references and pointers are provided to policy debates, contemporary issues, and to further reading. The authors bring considerable experience in interdisciplinary corporate law teaching and research. The authors aim to stimulate the reader into further critical analysis of corporate law issues, and to equip them with the capacity to respond in an informed way to future changes and developments. The book also encourages the reader to independently pursue further research in areas of corporate law. Each of the 25 chapters has been revised and updated. The book deals with: Introduction - the history of corporate law, and key themes and perspectives. Corporate Structures and Regulation - including the structure of Australian corporate law; ASIC's role and powers; and the role of auditors. Corporate Obligations - including corporate capacity; contractual and criminal liability. Corporate Governance - membership and meetings; directors' duties; shareholders' rights. Corporate Finance - including share and debt capital, the Managed Investments Act 1998, and fundraising. Securities and Takeovers Corporate Rescues and Winding Up
Derived from Kluwer’s multi-volume Corporate Acquisitions and Mergers, the largest and most detailed database of M&A know-how available anywhere in the world, this work by a highly experienced partner in the leading international law firm DLA Piper provides a concise, practical analysis of current law and practice relating to mergers and acquisitions of public and private companies in Belgium. The book offers a clear explanation of each step in the acquisition process from the perspectives of both the purchaser and the seller. Key areas covered include: structuring the transaction; due diligence; contractual protection; consideration; and the impact of applicable company, competition, tax, intellectual property, environmental and data protection law on the acquisition process. Corporate Acquisitions and Mergers is an invaluable guide for both legal practitioners and business executives seeking a comprehensive yet practical analysis of mergers and acquisitions in Belgium. Equivalent analyses of M&A law and practice in some 50 other jurisdictions, all contributed by leading law firms, are accessible on-line at www.kluwerlawonline.com. under Corporate Acquisitions and Mergers.