Buckley on the Companies Acts

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Commentary

Buckley has been the leading reference source for company law since it was first published in 1872. Buckley is an essential source of up-to-date information for both practitioners and academics.

Extensive annotation and detailed expert commentary is included on all sections of the Companies Acts 1985 and 1989 still in force, and the Companies Consolidation (Consequential Provisions) Act 1985.

Table of Contents

There are 32 divisions:

1 - Formation
2 - Members
3 - Company Directors
4 - Derivative Claims and Proceedings
5 - Company Secretaries
6 - Resolutions and Meetings
7 - Political Donations and Expenditure
8 - Accounts and Reports
9 - Audit
10 - Company's Share Capital
11 - Acquisition by Limited Company of Own Shares
12 - Debentures etc
13 - Distributions
14 - Company's Annual Return
15 - Company Charges
16 - Reconstructions, Mergers and Takeovers
17 - Fraudulent Trading
18 - Protection against Unfair Prejudice
19 - Dissolution and Restoration
20 - Company Investigations: Amendments
21 - Unregistered Companies
21A ? The Registrar of Companies
21B ? Offences under the Companies Acts
22 - Companies: Supplementary Provisions
23 - Miscellaneous Provisions
24 - Schedules
25 - Articles of Association
25A ? Tables of Destination and Derivation
26 - Companies Consolidation (Consequential Provisions) Act 1985
27 - Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986
28 - Criminal Justice Act 1993
29 - Companies (Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise) Act 2004
30 - European Company Statute commentary
31 - Additional materials
32 - Companies Act 1985

SOURCE CURRENCY
Issue 38, December 2019

Commentary in the following divisions has been updated:

  • Division 1: Formation;

  • Division 4: Derivative Claims and Proceedings;

  • Division 9: Audit;

  • Division 16: Protection agaist Unfair Prejudice

  • Division 18: Protection against Unfair Prejudice;

  • Division 19: Dissolution and Restoration;

  • Division 23: Miscellaneous Provisions;

  • Division 29: Companies (Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise) Act 2004.


  • UK legislation has been updated to November 2019.
    Updated Tables and an updated Index are supplied with this issue.

    Contributors

     Alex Kay Contributor
     Andrew Thornton Contributor
     Ben Griffiths Contributor
     Carol Shutkever Contributor
     Ceri Bryant QC Contributor
     Dame Mary Arden DBE General editor
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    Dr Richard Williams Contributor
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    Lord Justice Girvan Contributor
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     Professor Brenda Hannigan Contributor
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     Professor Graham Virgo Contributor
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