Company Law (A)

This course introduces the main principles governing the operation of companies. Students are to appreciate, inter alia, the rules governing the incorporation of companies, how this corporate personality operates, how this business vehicle fits in with the broader framework of the outside world, questions of funding and what comprises good corporate governance. Topics include the following: incorporation; relations between the company and the outside world, including ultra vires and agency; relations within the company, including the effect of the memorandum and articles, member's rights, director's duties, and enforcement of corporate rights; corporate finance; corporate insolvency and winding up.

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