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Editors and Contributors
Editor In Chief: The Rt Hon the Lord Millett, A Lord of Appeal in Ordinary.
Consultant Editor: Michael Todd QC, Erskine Chambers, London.
General Editor: Alistair Alcock MA, FCSI, Barrister, Professor and Vice-Chancellor, University of Buckingham.
Advisory Board: Peter Arden QC, Erskine Chambers, London; Richard Calnan, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright; Paul Crook, Global Head of Corporate Know-How and Training, Allen & Overy LLP; Stephen Mathews, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP; Carol Shutkever, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, London; Andrew Stafford QC, Kobre & Kim LLP, London.
Commonwealth Editor: Andrew Keay LLB; M Div; LLM; PhD, Barrister, Kings Chambers, Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham, and Professor of Corporate and Commercial Law, Centre for Business Law and Practice, School of Law, University of Leeds.
Scottish Editor: David A Bennett MA, LLB, WS, Solicitor.
Editor Emeritus: A J Boyle LLM, SJD, Barrister of Gray's Inn, Emeritus Professor of Law, University of London, Honorary Fellow of the Society of Advanced Legal Studies.
Contributors: Catherine Addy QC MA, LLM (Cantab), Barrister, Maitland Chambers; Deirdre Ahern PhD, LLB, LLM, Solicitor, Associate Professor, Fellow Trinity College Dublin, School of Law, Trinity College, Dublin; Alistair Alcock MA, FCSI, Barrister, Professor and Acting Vice-Chancellor, University of Buckingham; David Allison QC MA (Cantab), Barrister, South Square; Kate Ball-Dodd LLB (Hons), Partner, Corporate & Securities, Mayer Brown International LLP, London; Nigel Banerjee LLB, Visiting Lecturer, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London; Julia Beer MA, Barrister, Selborne Chambers; Camilla Bingham QC BA (Oxon), Barrister, One Essex Court, Temple; John R Birds LLM, Emeritus Professor in the School of Law, University of Manchester, Honorary Professor in the School of Law, University of Sheffield; Andrew Bretherton BA, MA (Oxon), Partner, Freeths; Chris Brockman LLB, Barrister, Guildhall Chambers, Bristol; Jeffrey Cox FCA, BSc (Hons), Technical Senior Manager, Crowe Clark Whitehill LLP; Louis Doyle LLB, LLM, Barrister, Kings Chambers, Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham, 9 Stone Buildings, Lincoln's Inn; Robert Flanigan JD, Member of the New York Bar, Avocat à la Cour, Partner, Finance, Mayer Brown International LLP, London; Geoffrey Fuller MA (Oxon), Partner, Allen & Overy LLP; Carsten Gerner-Beuerle Assessor iur, LLM, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science; Marcus Haywood BA (Oxon), Barrister, South Square; Tina Kyriakides MA (Cantab), Barrister, Radcliffe Chambers, Lincoln's Inn; Gemma Long, Of Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright; Gerard McCormack BCL, LLM, PhD, Barrister (Ireland), Professor of International Business Law and Director of the Centre for Business Law and Practice, University of Leeds; Eva Micheler, Reader in Law, Department of Law, London School of Economics; Susan Morgan BA (Hons), MSc, FIPA, FABRP, Director, Enigma Resource Group; Kathleen O'Reilly, Member of the Company Law Committee of the Law Society (England and Wales) and Lecturer in Legal Practice, University of South Wales; Rebecca Page MA (Cantab), Barrister, Maitland Chambers; Matthew Parfitt MA (Oxon), Barrister, Erskine Chambers; Tim Prudhoe, Barrister, Kobre & Kim LLP; Stefan Ramel LLB, LLM (Cantab), Barrister, Guildhall Chambers, Bristol; David Southern QC MA, DPhil, MPhil, Barrister ATII, Temple Tax Chambers; Visiting Professional Fellow, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London; James Stonebridge, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright; Arielle Tatur (nee Goodley), Associate, MENA Dispute Resolution Practice, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Dubai; Hannah Thornley MA (Cantab), BCLA (Oxon), Barrister, South Square; Peter Tyers-Smith, Barrister, Harneys; Paul Vine LLB, MBA, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright; Rafal Zakrzewski BA, LLB (UQ), DPhil (Oxon), Solicitor, Counsel, Clifford Chance, Affiliated Lecturer, University of Cambridge.
Bulletin: Fiona Macmillan BA, LLB (UNSW), LLM (Lond), Solicitor (NSW), FRSA
Table of contents
Issue141 May 2018
Issue 141 includes amendments to 16 chapters, namely Chapters 3B, 7, 13, 14, 15, 19, 38, 41, 44, 53, 54, 56, 57, 58, 60 and 63. A review of Commonwealth and Scottish developments also forms part of Issue 141.
Chapter 3B (Registrars of Companies) has been updated by Kathleen O’Reilly, Lecturer in Legal Practice, University of South Wales, and as well as routine updating, looks at the removal of a director’s address from their company’s public register, which comes into force in July 2018.
Both Chapter 13 (Directors – Appointment, Removal and Vacation) and Chapter 14 (Management of a Company) have been updated by Deirdre Ahern, Associate Professor, School of Law, Trinity College, Dublin. Only minor amendments have needed to be incorporated such as, in Chapter 14, comment on jurisdiction to appoint a receiver and the definition of ‘meeting’.
Chapter 38 (The European Framework) has been reworked by Carsten Gerner-Beuerle, Associate Professor of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science. It looks at the EU regulatory framework for quoted companies and covers prospectuses, market abuse, insider trading and transparency. The chapter has been brought fully up to date with detailed coverage of MiFID II and MiFIR.
Chapter 41 (Continuing Obligations) has been reviewed comprehensively by General Editor, Professor Alistair Alcock. The chapter deals with premium listings making comparisons with AIM requirements. It also looks at the latest changes from the Financial Conduct Authority, including compulsory structural arrangements for premium listed companies.
Chapter 63 (Companies and the Conflict of Laws) has been updated comprehensively by Peter Stone, formerly University of Essex, and looks
at, among other things, the wider interpretation of the concept of secondary establishment with reference to Hummel v Nike. It also looks at the place of the revised EU Insolvency Regulation and examines the place of central administration.
There is extensive Commonwealth coverage in Issue 141 by Professor Andrew Keay, University of Leeds, with cases from the Cayman Islands, New Zealand, Canada, Guernsey and Australia spread among six chapters. Chapter 7 (Legal Personality) comments on the recent Australian case of Persad v Singh and Chapter 13 comments on Shub v Mon Purre Pty Ltd. Cases from Guernsey and Canada are included in Chapter 15 (Directors’ Duties) (Carlyle Capital Corporation Ltd v Conway) and Chapter 19 (Unfair Prejudice). Insolvency chapters Chapter 54 (Cross-border (Non-EU) Insolvency) and Chapter 56 (Compulsory Liquidation: Procedure) now include the latest Commonwealth developments.
Recent Scottish developments are commented on by David Bennett in six
chapters. Chapter 44 (Europe and Takeovers) comments on Panel on Takeovers and Mergers v King and Chapter 53 includes Leumi (UK) Plc, Petitioners on jurisdiction. Chapter 56 looks at a reporter’s duty to audit in Joint Liquidators of S & M Livestock Ltd, Noters. Minor updating is required in Chapter 57 (Voluntary Liquidation: Procedure). Chapter 58 (Liquidators and Collection of Assets) includes cases on gratuitous alienations, Liquidators of Grampian Maclennan’s Distribution Services Ltd v Carnbroe Estates Ltd and Jackson v Royal Bank of Scotland. Chapter 60 (Application of Funds and Dissolution) looks at the issue of order of priority of distributions in Scotland.
Explanation of the work
Table of abbreviations
Table of derivations for EEC Treaty Articles
COMPANIES ACT 2006 LEGISLATION TRACKER
COMPANIES ACT 2006 DESTINATION TABLES
BULLETIN - Gore-Browne Bulletin
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Table of Statutory Instruments
Table of Insolvency Rules
Table of Scottish Insolvency Rules
Table of EC Legislation
PART I - COMPANIES AND OTHER ASSOCIATIONS
PART II - CONSTITUTION AND PERSONALITY
PART III - MEMBERS
PART IV - DIRECTORS AND MANAGEMENT
PART V - ENFORCEMENT OF DUTIES
PART VI - SHARE CAPITAL
PART VII - LOANS
PART VIII - GENERAL DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS
PART IX - QUOTED COMPANIES
PART X - TAKEOVERS AND MERGERS
PART XI - TAXATION
PART XII - FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES
PART XIII - LIQUIDATION
PART XIV - CONFLICT OF LAWS
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