Language : English
Published : 2018-08-12
Commercial Applications of Company Law in Singapore 6th Edition
Commercial Applications of Company Law in Singapore (6th Edition) provides a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the complex area of company law in Singapore. This book gives an up-to-date account of legal developments across the field of company law as it incorporates the most recent and planned amendments to the Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 as at 11 May 2018. Legal principles are discussed using local case law and further clarified via examples and charts, where relevant. The level of detail and topics covered are appropriate for students as well as practitioners.
The reader is given an overview of the operation of company law, the formation and legal nature of companies and the securities industry. Issues such as members’ decision-making process, powers, duties and liabilities of directors, disclosure requirements, shares and take-overs are also well covered.
Topics covered include:
- The Functions and Structure of Companies
- Company Law
- Legal nature of companies
- Business Planning and company formation
- The company’s constitution
- Managing companies
- Member’s decision-making
- Company meetings
- Restriction to voting power
- Company Directors
- Directors’ Duties
- Conflicts of interest
- Consequences of breach of duty
- Members’ remedies
- Reporting and disclosure
- Share capital, shares, and shareholders’ rights
- Increasing, altering and reducing share capital
- Debt finance
- Contracting by companies
- Corporate liability
- Corporate Insolvency I & II
Commercial Applications of Company Law in Singapore (6th Edition) is an ideal source of reference for both professional and students from the legal, accountancy and business faculties.
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The book covers the various legislation and subsidiary legislation related to the company as a business and its legal aspects.
The explanations to key legal concepts that define and characterise a company are explored and illustrated. In addition, the need for company regulation are explained as this is crucial in the quest for understanding the company and its regulatory environment.
Commercial Applications of Company Law 4th Edition – Problems Sets and Legislative Extracts is a handy supplement for any student of company law in Singapore. The problem sets are crafted using hypothetical corporate experience to assist the students in understanding and applying the principles of company law. Extracts of selected legislation are reproduced for easy reference.
Hicks & Goo’s Cases and Materials on Company Law guides students through the complexities of company law with a broad selection of source materials, extracts from governmental and non-governmental sources as well as traditional cases and materials that are placed in context with clear commentary. It covers all the principal areas of company law including corporate governance issues and securities and insolvency. The book concentrates on how the law facilitates and regulates the operation of companies, both large and small, reflecting the realities of current practice. Each section is preceded by a concise introduction to help students understand the significance of the material presented. Similarly, each case is preceded by a statement of its legal significance and a summary of the main facts. The book has been fully updated to include classic materials whilst retaining the breadth of sources. The contents have been restructured to reflect the way the course is taught and chapter introductions have been developed to place each chapter in context and examine how these relate to the subject as a whole.
About the Author
Alan Dignam is a Professor in Corporate Law at Queen Mary, University of London.