Law of Contract in Hong Kong: Cases and Commentary, 3rd Edition

This book provides a careful selection of the most important or illustrative cases in contract law drawn primarily from Hong Kong, England and the Commonwealth.
Publisher: LexisNexis Hong Kong 

Published: 01 August, 2011

Publisher: LexisNexis Australia

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Publisher: LexisNexis Hong Kong
This book provides a careful selection of the most important or illustrative cases in contract law drawn primarily from Hong Kong, England and the Commonwealth. It is not, however, simply a casebook. It also includes extensive commentary and analysis exploring the similarities and emerging differences among the jurisdictions with particular reference to the ongoing development of the law in Hong Kong. 

PART I — COMPANIES AND COMPANY LAW

Introduction

Ch 1 The Nature and Functions of Companies

Ch 2 The Origins of Company Law

Ch 3 Regulating Companies

PART II — A COMPANY AS A CORPORATE ENTITY

Introduction

Ch 4 Incorporation and its Consequences

Ch 5 Formation, Promotion and Establishment

PART III — THE LAW OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Introduction

Ch 6 Corporate Governance Rules

Ch 7 The Board of Directors and the General Meeting

Ch 8 Acting Properly and with Care

Ch 9 Conflicts of Interest and Special Cases

Ch 10 Accounts, Audit and Disclosure

Ch 11 Members’ Remedies

PART IV — CORPORATE LIABILITY

Introduction

Ch 12 Corporate Capacity

Ch 13 Authority to Act for a Company

Ch 14 A Company’s Assent to Transactions

Ch 15 Validation and Ratification of Defective

PART V — CORPORATE CONTROL AND RESTRUCTURING

Ch 16 A Company’s Liability for Civil and Criminal

PART VI— CORPORATE FINANCE

Introduction

Ch 17 Equity Finance

Ch 18 Dividends

Ch 19 Debt Finance

Ch 20 Protection of Creditors

Ch 21 Dealings with Security Holdings

Ch 22 Fundraising by Issue and Sale of Securities

Ch 23 Takeovers and Disclosure of Shareholdings

Ch 24 Corporate Reorganisation and Elimination of Minority Holdings

PART VII — EXTERNAL ADMINISTRATION

Introduction

Ch 25 External Administration in Insolvency Generally

Ch 26 Receiverships

Ch 27 Voluntary Administration

Ch 28 Winding Up