Company Law by Dr Avtar Singh is highly acclaimed and sought after book in the field of company law. The Companies Act, 1956 has been partially repealed and replaced by Companies Act, 2013. In this edition the author has explained the new Act with great precision and clarity.
The new concepts introduced by the Companies Act, 2013 such as class action suits, one person company, corporate social responsibility, constitution of a National Company Law Tribunal, power of a company to buy its own securities, reduction of share capital, corporate governance, mergers and amalgamations, role and liability of independent directors, function of the Directors Nomination and Remuneration Committee, depositor’s protection, etc. have been thoroughly discussed.
This work arranged in a topic wise format explains the various aspects of company law exhaustively with the help of both Indian and foreign case law. This new edition has come out in a new and attractive layout to enhance the readability of the book.
A note on the Highlights of the Company Act, 2013 by Khaitan & Co., Mumbai, a magic circle law firm has also been included to give a practitioner’s view of the new Companies Act.
Chartered accountants, company secretaries, cost accountants and lawyers will find it extremely useful in their profession. This book is a must for company executives, researchers, academicians and students of law, CA, CS, I.C.W.A, MBA and other professional courses.
- Corporate Personality, 2. Registration and Incorporation, 3. Memorandum of Association, 4. Articles of Association, 5. Prospectus, 6. Promoters, 7. Shares, 8. Shareholders and Members, 9. Share Capital, 10. Directors, 11. Meetings, 12. Dividends, Accounts and Audit, 13. Borrowing, Lending, Investments and Contracts, 14. Debentures, 15. Majority Powers and Minority Rights , 16. Prevention of Oppression and Mismanagement, 17. Investigations, Company Law Board and Company Courts, 18. Kinds of Company, 19. Reconstruction and Amalgamation, 20. Defunct Companies, 21. Winding Up, 22. Voluntary Winding Up, 23. Conduct of Winding Up, 24. Miscellaneous, Subject Index