Institute of Commercial Management | Qualification Subject

Company Law

Main Topics of Study
  • Nature of registered companies
  • Classification of registered companies
  • Memorandum of association
  • Articles of association
  • Promoters
  • Corporate transactions
  • Public offers of shares
  • Allotment and commencement of business
  • Share capital
  • Acquisition and redemption by a company of its own shares
  • Financial assistance by a company for the purchase of its own shares
  • Membership
  • Shares
  • General meetings
  • Directors
  • The Secretary
  • Majority rule and minority protection
  • Corporate governance
  • Insider dealing
  • Accounts
  • Auditors
  • Dividends
  • Debentures
  • Corporate insolvency
  • Receivers and Administrative Receivers
  • Administration Orders
  • Winding up by the court
  • Voluntary winding up
  • Contributories and creditors: completion of the winding up
  • Mergers and divisions
  • Takeovers

Recommended Reading

Main Text:

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Charlesworth’s Company Law, by Stephen D. Girvin, Sandra Frisby & Alastair Hudson – Eighteenth Edition (Sweet & Maxwell)

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Alternative Text and Further Reading:

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AIA – Paper 8 Company Law: Study Text, BPP Learning Media