Scottish Company Law by Pillans Bourne

By Pillans Bourne

The second one version of this winning e-book contains many vital advancements, equivalent to the altering judicial method of administrators' tasks and disqualification orders, fresh advancements in auditors' legal responsibility and the impact of the home of Lords choice in Sharp v Thompson. New laws contains the contest Act 1998 and the Human Rights Act 1998. fresh paintings of the legislation Commissions on Shareholder treatments and administrators tasks is tested. the continuing debate on company governance is pointed out up to now with the incorporation of the Greenbury and Hampel reviews and the mixed Code on company Governance and the paintings of the DTI on reform of corporation legislations is defined.

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At the end of his essay, Burrows notes that the High Court has recently restated its criticisms of unjust enrichment reasoning in Bofinger v Kingsway Group Ltd [2009] HCA 44. 14 She argues that the common law, by refusing to theorize the privacy interest, has been able to remain responsive to that interest – whatever it might be – notwithstanding rapid technological, social and even moral change. 16 Part I concludes with an essay tackling questions of method in quite a different, and novel, way.

However, what Duggan approaches from a functionalist perspective, Edelman approaches using tools of doctrinal analysis. The lesson of the third essay on fiduciaries in Part III is simple: context is everything. Richard Nolan and Matthew Conaglen begin by drawing a distinction between requirements that apply to fiduciaries and only to fiduciaries – the conflicts rules – and requirements that apply to fiduciaries and non-fiduciaries alike but whose content varies depending on whether or not the person to whom they apply has given a fiduciary undertaking.

The book aims to honour Michael by exploring those areas of private law that have long dominated the intellectual landscape of his teaching and research activities. The terrain is expansive, ranging over many difficult and overlapping areas often classified in the classroom as falling within the law of contract, tort, unjust enrichment, equity and trusts, remedies and property. 1 This fluidity 1 200. 1 2 Bant and Harding of legal categories is reflected in the book, and many of the essays extend across classroom classifications.

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