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Mayson, French & Ryan on Company Law 37th ed

ISBN13: 9780198870029
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780198841517
Published: March 2021
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £37.99

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Mayson, French & Ryan on Company Law is the ideal companion for students looking for a comprehensive and straightforward account of company law. With hallmark clarity, this new edition continues the tradition of providing accurate technical detail, examination of theory and quotations from key cases.

The content has been streamlined with modern company law courses in mind and presented in numerous helpful features. Straightforward explanations of difficult topic areas and a clear writing style ensure that readers can fully grasp the technical and theoretical details of this subject. Chapter introductions and summaries outline topics in student-friendly terms, leaving readers with a clear and complete understanding of each area of law. End-of-chapter 'legal concepts' and 'points of law' features revisit the main discussions of each chapter in a simple bullet-point format, ideal for consolidating and revising content

Consistently praised for thorough yet accessible handling of the law, Mayson, French & Ryan on Company Law has positioned itself as the go-to company law text for the modern student.

New to this edition:

  • A focus on company law in the UK after Brexit
  • The Audit Regulation, Market Abuse Regulation, and Prospectus Regulation as they have effect in the UK after IP completion day
  • New part A1 of the Insolvency Act 1986 providing an optional moratorium on creditor action against a company that is financially distressed but can be rescued
  • New cases including Aireborough Neighbourhood Development Forum v Leeds City Council [2020], Marex Financial Ltd v Sevilleja [2020], and Williams v Russell Price Farm Services Ltd [2020]

Company Law
Part One: Introduction
2:Who makes company law and what is it for?

Part Two: Establishment
4:Articles of association
5:Corporate personality

Part Three: Finance
7:Offering shares to the public
8:Share transfer
9:Control of a company
10:Distributions and maintenance of capital
11:Borrowing and security
12:Market abuse

Part Four: Governance
13:Corporate governance
16:Directors' duties
17:Company officers, secretary and auditor
18:Remedies for maladministration
19:Acting for a company: agency and attribution

Part Five: Insolvency and liquidation
20:Company insolvency and liquidation

Part Six: Online chapters
B:Accounts and reports
C:Marketable loans
D:Other legal forms for business