Company Law: An Interactive Approach, 1st Edition

ISBN: 9780730335924

The first ever edition of Company Law is a game-changing new resource in the market – taking a business perspective and an interactive approach. This APA award winning first edition is concise, accessible and focused on applications of corporations law to business.

Available as a full colour printed textbook with an interactive eBook code included, this title enables you to master concepts and succeed in assessment by taking the roadblocks out of self-study, with features designed so you get the most out of learning.

You can expect components like expert insight videos from practitioners that help what you’re learning with real-world local cases, animations and interactivities that are embedded at the point of learning to bring course concepts to life and the ability to switch between reading something tangible and studying with online (or offline!) learning resources, through the ability to search, highlight and take notes within the text for more efficient study.


  • Remove the Roadblocks to Self-Study: The interactive eBook format provides you with scaffolding and feedback at the point-of-learning.
  • Hear From Practitioners: Exclusive videos from high-profile Australian practitioners to provide insights into real world application of the law.
  • Interactive Cases: Animated case studies ask you to apply your learning in realistic legal scenarios, with instant feedback guiding further study.
  • Local News Stories: ABC current affairs videos featuring local companies.
  • Trusted Authorship: Concise, accessible content from leading academics in the field.
Professor Ellie Chapple, LLB, LLM, SJD, is a professor in the QUT Business School at the Queensland University of Technology. During her academic career at several Australian universities, she has taught corporations law to undergraduate and postgraduate law and business students. Ellie’s research interests relate to the regulation and compliance of corporate reporting and disclosure. Ellie is the past President of the Corporate Law Teachers of Australia.

Alex Wong, BCom, LLB, MTax, CA and CFP is a lecturer in tax law and company law at RMIT. In addition, Alex teaches tax law and company law at the postgraduate and undergraduate level at other universities. Alex is interested in bridging the theoretical world of corporate and tax law to the practical applications of those principles, and ensuring that business students understand how to apply these principles in the real world as accountants and business advisers.

Richard Baumfield, BBus, LLB, LLM, is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Bond University. He teaches primarily in the area of corporate law, teaching to both law students and commerce students. Richard was previously a partner with the New York law firm of Andrews Kurth where he specialised in corporate restructuring. In addition to his work at Bond University, Richard sits on a number of company boards including the board of Intrepid Mines Ltd — an ASX listed mining company.

Dr Richard Copp, BCom, BEcon, LLM, practised as a barrister for 15 years before joining Griffith Business School. In practice, Richard specialised in commercial law; corporate insolvency (including company liquidations, voluntary administrations, receiverships and schemes of arrangement); trade practices law and competition law; and income tax (including tax planning for the GST). Richard has advised and acted for a wide range of companies, including some of Australia’s largest publicly listed corporations, federal and state government agencies, banks, merchant banks and accounting firms.

Associate Professor Robert Cunningham, BBus, LLB (Hons), LLM (Hons), GradCertLP, PhD (ANU), is based at Curtin Law School in Perth where he teaches Corporate Governance, Corporations Law and Professional Responsibility. His research efforts concentrate on international trade law, intellectual property rights and corporate accountability. Beyond academia, he is also a Barrister-at-Law specialising in Federal Court matters and public interest advocacy.

Dr Paul Harpur is a Senior Lecturer at the TC Beirne School of Law at the University of Queensland. He has taught corporate law to students from the school of law and the school of accounting for an extend period of time. His PhD concerned corporate social responsibility and since then Paul has had a research focus on how laws can regulate corporate conduct, primarily in relation to labour rights and human rights.

1. Business Organisations
2. Companies and Incorporation
3. Company Constitution
4. Promoters and Pre-registration Contracts
5. Companies, Outsiders and Corporate Liability
6. Membership, Members’ Powers and Dividends
7. Corporate Governance and Company Management
8. Corporate Governance
9. Directors’ and Officers’ Duties
10. Financing a Company via Equity or Debt
11. Members’ Remedies
12. Receivership and Administration
13. Insolvency
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Interactive E-Text: 9780730330653