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Commercial Applications of Company Law 2018

Book $135.95 (inc GST)
eBook $135.95 (inc GST)

Commercial Applications of Company Law makes corporate law accessible to practitioners and students by putting the law in context. It focuses on typical events and issues experienced by companies and their advisers, explaining and applying the law in a manner that is understandable and relevant.

This text guides readers through complex legislation and contemporary issues with expert commentary and demonstrates, in a practical way, how company law shapes business planning and decision-making. The new edition has been updated to reflect current legislative and case law developments.

New to this edition

New discussion on:

  • Diversity policies
  • Crowd-sourced equity funding
  • The ’safe harbour‘ to protect directors from liability for insolvent trading in some circumstances
  • Ipso facto clauses
  • ​Penalty units for contraventions of the Corporations Act

New cases focused on breaches of directors’ duties:

  • ASIC v Sino Australia Oil and Gas Ltd (in liq)
  • ASIC v Cassimatis (No 8)
  • BCI Finances Pty Ltd (in liq) v Binetter (No 4)

Key features of this edition

  • Case studies including two running case studies involving a listed public company and a large proprietary company
  • 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

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