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Business Law 2019-2020 / Edition 27

Business Law 2019-2020 / Edition 27

by J. Scott Slorach, Jason Ellis


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Written by two experts in the field, Business Law provides practical, up-to-date coverage of company, partnership, taxation, and insolvency law, plus all relevant aspects of EU law. The manual provides all of the required material students need to understand the latest legal developments affecting business law transactions, with a particular focus on relevant taxation law and business accounts.

Examples are used throughout the manual to enable students to contextualize their learning effectively. Extensive and updated statutory references allow students both to cross-refer to appropriate primary sources, and to use the guide to interpret such sources. The book's depth of coverage, accessible format, and clear structure make it an ideal reference for students on the Legal Practice Course.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198838579
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/27/2019
Series: Legal Practice Course Manuals Series
Edition description: Twenty-seventh edition
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 11.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

J. Scott Slorach, Director of Learning and Teaching, York Law School, University of York,Jason Ellis, Senior Lecturer in Law, Nottingham Trent University

J. Scott Slorach MA (Oxon) is a Professor and Director of Learning and Teaching, York Law School, University of York.

Jason Ellis MA (Oxon), LLM is Senior Lecturer in Law at Nottingham Trent University.

Table of Contents

Part I 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
6. The partnership agreement
Part II Companies
7. Limited companies
8. Formation of a limited company
9. Directors and secretary
10. Shareholders
11. Company finance
12. Disposal of shares
13. Company meetings and resolutions
14. The articles of a private company
15. Disclosure obligations of companies and company accounts
16. Public companies
Part III Taxation
17. Income tax: sole traders and partnerships
18. The corporation tax system
19. Taxation of directors' fees and employees' salaries
20. Taxation of distributions and debenture interest
21. Capital allowances
22. Capital gains tax and inheritance tax on business assets
23. Value Added Tax
Part IV Insolvency
24. Personal bankruptcy
25. Company insolvency proceedings
26. Liabilities arising from insolvency
Part V Additional Topics
27. Choice of business medium
28. Limited Liability Partnerships
29. Sale of a business to a company
30. Shareholders' agreements
Appendix 1
Additional chapters (online only)

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