Minority Shareholders' Claims

Minority Shareholders' Claims

by Andrew Charman, Johan Du Toit
     
 
Minority shareholders are shareholders who have minority stakes in a company that is controlled by a majority shareholder. Shareholder Actions (previously titled Minority Shareholders' Claims) examines and interprets the law surrounding minority shareholders' rights in the UK. Contents includes: UK companies, their history, and constituent role players

Overview

Minority shareholders are shareholders who have minority stakes in a company that is controlled by a majority shareholder. Shareholder Actions (previously titled Minority Shareholders' Claims) examines and interprets the law surrounding minority shareholders' rights in the UK. Contents includes: UK companies, their history, and constituent role players
• directors and their basic functions and duties
• shareholders
• personal claims, i.e. voting rights/rights at meetings
• members' register
• the rule in Foss v Harbottle - who rules?
• demarcation of functions of directors with functions of shareholders in general meeting
• within body of shareholders the majority rules
• origin and development in UK common law
• Companies Act 1945 and Companies Act 1985
• Companies Act 2006 with its peculiar provisions
• the law and practice of the derivative claim: ss.265-9 Companies Act 2006
• no reflective loss
• unfair prejudice: s.994 Companies Act 2006
• just and equitable winding up
• the minority shareholder in listed company
• buy-out
• the FSA regulations
• Listings Rules Instrument 2005
• Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules
• shareholder activism
• tax issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847667106
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Professional
Publication date:
11/30/2011
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.76(h) x 0.39(d)

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