Gower Principles of Modern Company Law, 11th Edition


ISBN13: 9780414088115
Published: June 2021
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback

Category: Product ID: 5920


Gower’s Principles of Modern Company Law presents the leading text available on company law, providing clarity while covering all key areas by way of a detailed, in-depth analysis. Students, as well as those involved in company law on a day-to-day basis, can turn to Gower secure in the knowledge that it will be an interesting, thought-provoking, and, above all, understandable exposition of both law and practice.

Gower’s Principles of Modern Company Law:

  • Covers all key areas of company law by way of detailed, in-depth analysis in one comprehensive and lucid book
  • Delivers the comprehensive guidance readers need in order to understand this complex area of law
  • Provides a reliable and up-to-date resource that shows how the law has recently been interpreted
  • Accessible to students and furnishes company law professionals with a reliable reference guide
Part 1 – Introductory
1. Types and Functions of Companies
2. Advantages and Disadvantages of Incorporation
3. Sources of Company Law
4. Formation Procedures
5. Corporate Mobility
6. The Nature and Classification of Shares
Part 2 – Separate Legal Personality in Action
7. The Limits of Separate Legal Personality and Limited Liability
8. Corporate Actions
Part 3 – Regulating Boards and Individual Directors
9. The Board and its Directors
10. Directors’ Duties
Part 4 – Shareholders
11. The Constitutional Role of Shareholders
12. Shareholder Decision-Making
13. Controlling Members’ Voting
14. Personal Claims and Unfair Prejudice
15. Corporate Litigation and the Derivative Action
Part 5 – Creditors
16. Legal Capital, Minimum Capital and Verification
17. Capital Maintenance
18. Distributions and Transfers at an Undervalue
19. Undermining Creditors’ Claims
Part 6 – Public Enforcement
20. Disqualification of Directors
21. Breach of Corporate Duties: Administrative Remedies
Part 7 – Accounts and Audit
22. Accounts and Reports
23. Audits and Auditors
Part 8 – Equity Finance
24. Share Issues: General Rule
25. Public Offers of Shares
26. Transfers of Shares
27. Continuing Obligations and Disclosure of Information to the Market
28. Takeovers
29. Arrangements, Reconstructions, and Mergers
30. Market Abuse
Part 9 – Debt Finance
31. Debts and Debt Securities
32. Company Charges
Part 10 – Winding Up and its Consequences
33. Managing Distressed or Defunct Companies


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