PART A: COMPANIES AND COMPANY LAW1. About companies2. Company law3. The legal nature of companies4. Companies and business planning5. Constituting companiesPART B: COMPANY MANAGEMENT AND GOVERNANCE6. Managing companies7. Member decision-making8. Members' meetings9. Restrictions on member decision-making10. Company directors and other officers11. Directors' duties 112. Directors' duties 213. Directors' duties 314. Directors' duties 415. Consequences of breach of duty16. Members' remedies17. Reporting and disclosurePART C: CORPORATE FINANCE18. Financing companies19. Shares and shareholding 120. Shares and shareholding 221. Securities and takeovers22. Financial services and marketsPART D: COMPANIES AND OUTSIDERS23. Transacting by companies24. External administration25. Winding upPART E: REFERENCE MATERIALS26. Case studies and problem sets27. Sample company documents28. Legislation extractsFINDING AIDSTable of CasesTable of LegislationIndex
Pamela Hanrahan is a Professor and Senior Visiting Fellow at the University of New South Wales. Ian Ramsay is a Professor at the Melbourne Law School at The University of Melbourne. Geof Stapledon is the Vice President, Governance at BHP Billiton.