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Business law

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD2079

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): J. Scott Slorach
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007
  • Publication Type (Medium): Study guides
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Legal practice course guides.
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Short Description

[xxvix] 418 pages : ILlustrations ; 30 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Business law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: J. Scott Slorach, Jason G. Ellis.
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 34 editions
  • First edition Date: 1995
  • Last edition Date: 2014
  • General Notes: 2007/2008 – cover.
    Accompanied by online resources.
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD2079
  • Dewey Code: 346.42066
  • ISBN: 9780199212170 0199212171
  • OCLC: 166868386

Main Contents

1: PARTNERSHIPS; 1. Characteristics of partnerships; 2. Partnership management and finance; 3. Liability of partners to outsiders; 4. Partnership disputes; 5. Termination of and retirement from a partnership; 2: COMPANIES; 6. Limited companies; 7. Formation of a limited companies; 8. Directors and secretary; 9. Shareholders; 10. Company finance; 11. Disposal of shares; 12. Company meetings and resolutions; 3: TAXATION; 13. The taxation of the income profits and losses of sole traders and partnerships; 14. Capital gains tax and inheritance tax on business assets; 15. The corporation tax system; 16. Taxation of directors' fees and employees' salaries; 17. Taxation of distributions and debenture interest; 18. Capital allowances; 19. The tax consequences of leaving a partnership; 20. Value Added Tax; 4: THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY; 21. The right of establishment, the right to provide services and free movement of goods; 22. Treaty of Rome, Articles 81 and 82; 5: INSOLVENCY; 23. Bankruptcy; 24. Company insolvency proceedings; 25. Liabilities arising from insolvency; 6: SPECIAL TOPICS; 26. The partnership agreement; 27. The articles of a private company; 28. A debenture document; 29. Shareholders' agreements; 30. Company searches and company accounts; 31. Sale of a business to a company; 32. Choice of business medium; 33. Public companies; 34. Business contracts – agency or distribution agreements; 35. Limited liability partnerships; 36. Developmental questions

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Commercial law
Corporation law
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