Business and Company Law, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 9780730381853

James and Chapple’s second edition of Business and Company Law brings together two Wiley law titles into a single volume, designed to suit the typical combined unit taught in the Master of Professional Accounting program.

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  • Animated case studies ask you to apply your learning in realistic legal scenarios, with instant feedback helping identify areas for future study.
  • Video insights from high-profile practitioners help you connect course concepts with real-world local cases.
Ellie Chapple
Nick James
Alex Wong
Richard Baumfield
Richard Copp
Robert Cunningham
Akshaya Kamalnath
Katherine Watson
Paul Harpur
Part 1 Business law
Chapter 1. Business and the law
Chapter 2. The Australian legal system
Chapter 3. Deliberately causing harm
Chapter 4. Carelessly causing harm
Chapter 5. Contract law: Formation of the contract
Chapter 6. Contract law: Terms of the contract
Chapter 7. Contract law: Enforcement of the contract
Chapter 8. Contract law: Working with agents
Chapter 9. Dealing with consumers

Part 2 Company Law
Chapter 10. Business organisations
Chapter 11. Companies and incorporation
Chapter 12. Company consitution
Chapter 13. Membership, members’ powers and dividends
Chapter 14. Members’ remedies
Chapter 15. Corporate governance and company mangement
Chapter 16. Directors’ and officers’ duties A
Chapter 17. Directors’ and officers’ duties B
Chapter 18. Financing a company via equity or debt
Chapter 19. Receivership and administration
Chapter 20. Liquidation

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