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law and practice relating to company directors in Australia

Phillip R. Adams

law and practice relating to company directors in Australia

by Phillip R. Adams

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Published by Butterworths in [Sydney] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Directors of corporations -- Australia

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesCompany directors in Australia.
      Statementby Phillip R. Adams. With foreword by Sir Albert Wolff.
      SeriesAustralian companies series,, 9
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Pagination203 p.
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5624242M
      LC Control Number68038287

      This is a new edition of the established authority on the law relating to directors of companies incorporated under the UK Companies Acts. The new edition features all important developments in the law including the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act which improves transparency (including requiring directors to be natural persons unless exceptions apply), simplifies company Format: Hardcover. Legal Principles Relating to Directors Justice Alex Chernov 33 4. Corporate Governance, Corporate Law and Global Forces Justice Michael Kirby 49 PART III - DIRECTORS’DUTIES 5. Directors’Duties: The Governing Principles Chief Justice David Malcolm 60 6. The Duty of Care of Company Directors in Australia and New Zealand John H Farrar 81 7.

      Corporate governance and directors' duties in Canada: overviewby Chat Ortved and Rachelle Wong, Lawson Lundell LLPRelated ContentA Q&A guide to corporate governance law in Q&A gives a high level overview of board composition, the comply or explain approach, management rules and authority, directors' duties and liabilities, transactions with directors and conflicts, company .   Company Directors Duties, Liabilities, and Remedies. Third Edition. Edited by Simon Mortimore QC. The most authoritative and comprehensive single-volume work on directors' duties; Covers specialist topics such as directors and taxation, and directors' liability to third parties and in the event of insolvency.

      Regulating Directors' Duties with Civil Penalties - Taking a Leaf from Australia's Book Article in Common Law World Review 35(1) January with 6 Reads How we measure 'reads'. of a profit-making company: both are required to exercise a reasonable degree of care and diligence in the exercise of their powers and the discharge of their duties.” (Justice Tadgell, Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Friedrich & Ors, 9 ACLC , 5 ACSR , Australian Company Law Cases p, CCH Australia Limited, ).


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