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Commercial Applications of Company Law in Singapore (6th Edition)

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

Book $155.15 (including GST)
eBook $155.15 (including GST)

Commercial Applications of Company Law in Singapore (6th Edition) provides a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the complex area of company law in Singapore. This book gives an up-to-date account of legal developments across the field of company law as it incorporates the most recent and planned amendments to the Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 as at 11 May 2018. Legal principles are discussed using local case law and further clarified via examples and charts, where relevant. The level of detail and topics covered are appropriate for students as well as practitioners.

The reader is given an overview of the operation of company law, the formation and legal nature of companies and the securities industry. Issues such as members’ decision-making process, powers, duties and liabilities of directors, disclosure requirements, shares and take-overs are also well covered.

Key features

Thorough coverage, well-illustrated and written in a straightforward manner.
Each chapter has a clear overview of the subject matter and is broken down into headings/parts.
Case examples discussed to provide a clearer understanding of the law and its application.
Takes into account the changes made by the Companies (Amendment) Act 2017.

Topics covered include:

  • 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

Commercial Applications of Company Law in Singapore (6th Edition) is an ideal source of reference for both professional and students from the legal, accountancy and business faculties.

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