Company law I 2008 2009 semester one lecture outline I an overview of our company Law Course


Compare 1890 Act Partnership and sole trader



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Compare 1890 Act Partnership and sole trader


  • no corporate personality,







  • no easily transferable shares,







  • profits taxed as income of individual partner owners,




  • governance model that all partners equal (can vary this) and that partners have agency rights to contract for firm.




  • LLP Act 2000 and LPA 1907 Act partnerships - hybrids.



Practice Essay


  • "Argue for or against the proposition that, in the context of wealthy and powerful transnational corporations, it is inappropriate to assume that each company in a group is a separate legal person.”

Note: You should write an answer of up to 1500 words.



REFERENCES AND BIBLIOGRAPHY
Sources of company law


  1. European Union Company Law Directives – Davies and Gower 8th Edition pp 129-138 and go to: http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/company/index_en.htm to keep up to date.




  1. Companies Act 2006 - Statute Book, and HMSO Legislation Site




  1. Insolvency Acts 1986 and 2000 and Enterprise Act 2002 Statute Book, HMSO Legislation Site and Handout Materials




  1. City Code on Takeovers and Mergers – Blackboard External Link to http://www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk/ for full text.




  1. Judge Made Law - Common Law and Equity - usual electronic and hard copy case law sources and Hicks and Goo.



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