An Introduction to Irish Company Law

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Fourth edition of this popular introductory textbook for students, which is fully revised and updated to reflect the new landscape of company law following the introduction of the COMPANIES ACT 2014. NEW TO THIS EDITION: Restructured and rewritten to reflect the format and content of the Companies Act 2014, with particular focus on the new model private company limited by shares and the key changes in relation to the following: New types of companiesTransition arrangementsNew form constitution for private companies limited by sharesNew optional statutory default provisions to replace Table ANew capital maintenance rulesCodification of directors' fiduciary dutiesAdditional statutory duties for directorsNew decision making procedures for membersProvisions for revising financial statementsNew summary approval procedure for restricted activities All key cases since the last edition Increased emphasis on standard company law modules on undergraduate Law, Business and Accountancy Programmes Covers the core areas of company law in IrelandDesigned to help students understand the principles of Company LawWritten in a clear and concise style SUITABLE FOR Students of company law in undergraduate law and business programmes at universities, institutes of technology and other third-level InstitutionsThose taking professional accountancy examinations THE AUTHOR Grainne Callanan, BCL, LLM, MBS, Cdip (A&F) has been a lecturer in company and insolvency Law at Waterford Institute of Technology for over 20 years. She has a number of publications in the field of company law. She was previously employed in the corporate banking sector.