International Themes in Business Law (Sage Library in Business and Management)
By: Stephen T. Hardy (editor), Mark Butler (editor)Hardback
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'This collection of papers will prove itself to be an invaluable resource for any reader wishing to dig deeply into the fund of published scholarship on Corporate and Partnership Law and to have that material available in an easily accessible source. The authors are to be congratulated for their approach to selection; articles published in a wide range of law journals have been included, as have important reform proposals from the Law Commission. In short, the coverage is comprehensive and the contents compelling. This commentator unreservedly applauds this new entrant to the International Business Law library. It will appeal to a wide range of readers'
- David Milman, Professor of Law, Lancaster University
With contributions from the main stakeholders in the field, including company lawyers as well as leading scholars, this five volume collection of classic and contemporary articles maps out the key issues in Business Law.
International Themes in Business Law moves logically from the establishment of companies, the funding and management of companies, the operation of companies in the global context and what happens when companies fail and how should they be reformed.
Contributors demonstrate not only the depth of the complicated regulation which surrounds modern companies today, but also the breadth of the legal issues to be applied and analysed.
Volume One: Corporate Personality, Incorporation, Registration, Memo and Articles
Volume Two: Limited Liability Partnership
Volume Three: Insider Dealing, Directors and Their Duties, Corporate Governance
Volume Four: International Trade, Conflicts of Laws, Insolvency and Liquidation
VOLUME ONE: CORPORATE PERSONALITY, INCORPORATION, REGISTRATION, MEMO AND ARTICLESCorporate Personality and IncorporationAscription of Legal Responsibility to Groups in Complex Patterns of Economic Integration - Hugh CollinsCorporate Liability - Neil Hawke and Pamela Hargreaves Smoke and MirrorsFrom Peeping behind the Corporate Veil to Ignoring it Completely - S OttolenghiLifting the Corporate Veil in the Pursuit of Justice - Peter Ziegler and Lynn GallagherLifting the Corporate Veil (Case Comment) - John P LowryMetaphysics and the Corporate Veil - Christopher RuanePre-Incorporation Contracts and the Problem of Corporate Fundamentalism - Joseph Savirimuthu Are Promoters Proverbially Profuse?Salomon under Attack - Claire HowellSection 459 on Parent and Subsidiary Companies - Jonathan MukwiriThe European Company, the Successful Conclusion of Protracted Negotiations - Frank WooldridgeThe Incorporation Theory - the United Kingdom - Dan PrenticeThe Limited Liability Act of 1855 - Louis De KokerThe Limited Liability Partnership - Judith Freedman and Vanessa Finch Pick and Mix or Mix-up?The Veil of Incorporation - Fiction or Facade? - Georgina Andrews'A Temple Built on Faulty Foundations' - Marc Moore Piercing the Corporate Veil and the Legacy of Salomon v SalomonLifting the Veil of Incorporation - Cheong Ann Png Creasey v Breachwood Motors - A Right Decision with Wrong ReasonsCorporate Personality and the Assumption of Responsibility - John H ArmourTo Pierce or Not to Pierce the Corporate Veil - Why Substantive Consolidation Is Not an Issue under English Law - Simon BowmerRegistration and the Memo and ArticlesThe Constitution of the Company - Clare M S McGlynn Mandatory Statutory Provisions versus Private AgreementsCompeting Interests and Conflicting Principles - F G Rixon An Examination of the Power of Alteration of Articles of AssociationThe Relative Nature of a Shareholder's Right to Enforce the Company Contract - Robert R DruryThe Controversy on the Section 20 Contract Revisited - G D GoldbergThe Section 20 Contract - GregoryThe European Company on the Level Playing Field of the Community - Sabine EbertThe European Company - Essential Tool or Eviscerated Dream? - Vanessa EdwardsThe SE Company - A New Common European Company from 8 October 2004 - Erik WerlauffVOLUME TWO: LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIPPartnership Law in the Twenty-First Century - Elspeth DeardsWhat's on Offer? A Consideration of the Legal Forms Available for Use by Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the United Kingdom - Michael LowerPartnership Law Review - J J Henning The Joint Consultation Papers and the Limited Liability Partnership Act in Brief Historical and Comparative PerspectiveShares and Ownership, ShareholdersCompany Law and the Myth of Shareholder Ownership - Paddy IrelandContracting out of Company Law - Christopher A Riley Section 459 of the Companies Act 1985 and the Role of the CourtsDerivative Actions by Beneficial Shareholders - Jennifer PayneLimitations on a Shareholders Right to Vote - Brenda Hannigan Effective Ratification RevisitedLimited Liability - Judith Freedman Large Company Theory and Small FirmsManagement Deficiencies and Judicial Intervention - Ruth Redmond-Cooper A Comparative AnalysisSection 459 of the Companies Act 1985 - A Code of Conduct for the Quasi-Partnership? - Brenda HanniganShare Capital and Creditor Protection - John Armour Efficient Rules for a Modern Company LawShareholder Actions - D D Prentice The Rule in Foss v HarbottleShareholder Primacy and the Distribution of Wealth - Paddy IrelandShareholder Remedies - Corporate Wrongs and the Derivative Action - Pauline Roberts and Jill PooleThe Courts and Capital Reductions - David MilmanThe Problem of the Preference Share - Murray A PickeringCompany Law - Class Rights - Kenneth PolackCompany Law - Beneficial Interests in Shares - SealyThe No-Reflective Loss Principle - Jonathan MukwiriThe Pursuit of Effective Minority Shareholder Protection - John Lowry Section 459 of the Companies Act 1985The Theory of the Firm - D D Prentice Minority Shareholder Oppression - Sections 459-461 of the Companies Act 1985Voting Agreements and Corporate Statutory Powers - Giora ShapiraEasier Exercise of Shareholder Rights ProposedShareholders' Pre-Emptive Rights - Iain MacNeilFour Models of Minority Shareholder Protection in Takeovers - Joseph LeeThe Role of the Judge in Enforcing Shareholder Rights - Colin BaxterVOLUME THREE: INSIDER DEALING, DIRECTORS AND THEIR DUTIES, CORPORATE GOVERNANCEInsider DealingInsider Dealing - The New Law - Keith Wotherspoon Part Five of the Criminal Justice Act 1993Insider-Dealing Regulation in the United Kingdom and Germany - David Stewart Fairbairn Comparing Regulatory Policy on the Implementation of Key Aspects of the EC Insider Dealing DirectiveInsider Trading Regulation - Kimberly Anne McCoy and Philip Summe A Developing State's PerspectiveThe European Community's Directive on Insider Trading - P L Davies From Company Law to Securities Markets RegulationThe House of Lords Rules on Insider Trading - Takis TridimasDirectors and Their DutiesDirectors and Officers' Remuneration - Ian M Ramsay The Role of the LawDirectors' Duties to Creditors - Andrew Keay Contractarian Concerns Relating to Efficiency and Over-Protection of CreditorsDirectors' 'Tortious' Liability - Ross Grantham and Charles Rickett Contract, Tort or Company Law?Directors' Tortious Liability - Standard Chartered Bank and Restoration of Sanity - Chris Noonan and Susan WatsonFiduciary Duties of Shareholders and Directors - Robert FlanniganNon-Executive Directors - Saleem Sheikh Self-Regulation or CodificationThe Content of the Director's Duty of Loyalty - Ross GranthamThe Continuing Value of Relief for Directors' Breach of Duty - Rod Edmunds and John LowryThe Duty of Directors to Take Account of Creditors' Interests - Andrew Keay Has It Any Role to Play?The Law on Corporate Opportunities in the Court of Appeal - Hans C Hirt Re Bhullar Bros LtdCorporate GovernanceBoard Performance and Cadbury on Corporate Governance - Vanessa FinchContinuing Obligations of Listed Public Companies - Olu Omoyele A Critical AnalysisCorporate Governance - Mohammed B Hemraj Rationalizing Stakeholder Doctrine in Corporate AccountabilityHolding Multinationals to Account - P T Muchlinski Recent Developments in English Litigation and the Company Law Review'How Can You Be Sure of Shell'? Is Corporate Governance Better Served by Unitary or Two-Tier Boards? - Peter BurbidgeSecretary of State v Swan and North - Claire HowellSelf-Regulation and Financial Aspects of Corporate Governance - John HollandThe Private Shareholder, Corporate Governance and the Role of the Annual Report - Roy A Chandler and Susan A BartlettSeparation of Ownership and Control - Fama and JensenHow Much Does Performance Matter? A Meta-Analysis of CEO Pay Studies - H L Tosi et alCorporate Governance - Alcock A Defence of the Status QuoVOLUME FOUR: INTERNATIONAL TRADE, CONFLICTS OF LAWS, INSOLVENCY AND LIQUIDATIONInternational Trade and Conflict of LawsChoice of Jurisdiction in European Corporate Law - Perspectives of European Corporate Governance - Tobias H TrogerConflicts of Jurisdiction and Conflicts of Law in Company Law Matters within the EU 'Market for Corporate Models' - Massimo V Benedettelli Brussels I and Rome I after CentrosCorporations in International Litigation - P Muchlinski Problems of Jurisdiction and the United Kingdom Asbestos CaseFreedom of Establishment, International Company Law and the Comparison of European Company Law Systems after the ECJ's Decision in Inspire Art Ltd - Hans C HirtInternational Corporate Regulation - Iain MacNeil and Alex Lau Listing Rules and Overseas CompaniesMigrating Companies - Robert R DruryRecognition of Companies Incorporated in Other EU Member States - Eva MichelerThe European Conflict-of-Corporate-Laws Revolution - Werner F Ebke Uberseering, Inspire Art and beyondThe Impact of the Centros Case on Europe's Company Laws - Eva MichelerThe Law Applicable to Groups of Companies Involving European Companies - Sabine EbertThe Law Determining Directors' Duties - Ben JonesInsolvency and LiquidationCreditor's Interests and Director's Duties - D D PrenticeDoctoring in the Shadows of Insolvency - Vanessa FinchInsolvency and the Survival of Contracts - Meng Seng WeeRecharacterization after Enron - Alan BergRethinking Receivership - John Armour and Sandra FrisbyThe Law Commission Consultative Report on Company Security Interests - Gerard McCormack An Irreverent RiposteThe Law Commission's Consultation Paper Number 164 - Erica Johansson Some Reflections Regarding the Exclusion of SecuritiesThe Recasting of Insolvency Law - Vanessa FinchWrongful Trading - Predicting Insolvency - Andrew Hicks and T E CookeReformCompany Law Reform - Saleem Sheikh Part OneCompany Law Reform - Saleem Sheikh Part TwoModernizing Company Law - Robert Goddard The Government's White PaperThe Company Law Review - Alan Berg Legislating Directors' Duties
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