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Commercial Applications of Company Law in Singapore (5th Edition)

Victor C S Yeo, Joyce Lee, Ian Ramsay, Pamela Hanrahan, Geof Stapledon

Book $155.15 (including GST)

Commercial Application of Company Law in Singapore provides comprehensive working knowledge of the sources, application and impact of company law in Singapore and focuses on the ordinary events and issues faced by companies and their advisers. It further incorporates commentary on recent cases and any amendment to legislation as at 1 July 2015.

The reader is given an overview of the function and structure of companies, the operation of company law, the formation and legal nature of companies and the securities industry. In addition, its instructive content includes Member’s decision-making, powers and duties of directors, reporting and disclosure requirements, share issues and takeovers, and winding up regulations.

Key Features & Benefits

  • Promotes deep understanding – The book clearly explains legal principles and complements the explanations with local case law, examples and charts where necessary.
  • Easy reference – The supplement, containing problem sets and selected legislative extracts, complements the main text in Commercial Application of Company Law in Singapore. Extracts of legislation frequently referred to in the main text are included.
  • Practical approach – With carefully drafted questions, each problem set gives students the opportunity to improve their understanding, interpretation and application of the principles.
  • Most up-to-date – The commentary incorporates the recent cases and amendments to the Companies (Amendment) Act 2014 (revised Companies Act) up to 1 July 2015.
  • Time-saving, trusted resource – Written by experienced academicians to facilitate subject-matter research, the book saves readers tremendous amount of research time.

Topics Covered

  • 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
  • Securities
  • Takeovers

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