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9 and 10 company_law_surveyors - SUR104J2 Law Lecture...

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SUR104J2 Law Lecture Outline ~ to be used in conjunction with the lecture Weeks 9 and 10 Company Law Partnerships Sole Trader Students following the two sessions will be able to identify and understand the following:- z Characteristics of companies & partnerships z Formation of companies & partnerships z Purpose and nature of Memorandum of Association & Articles of Association z Winding up of Companies and Partnerships Company law ~ legislation z Companies Act 1985 ~ z Insolvency Act 1986 ~ z Enterprise Act 2002 ~ Future reform White Paper (2005) ~ ‘Company Law Reform’ some of the proposals:- Characteristics of a company z A company has a legal identity of its own which is quite separate from the legal identity of its owners. Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd (1897) Limited liability ~ Perpetual succession Other aspects ~ z Company can own property z Contractual capacity ~ z Tesco Supermarkets Ltd v Nattrass (1971) ~ Classification of companies Differences between public and private Unlimited Companies
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This note was uploaded on 11/24/2011 for the course SUR SUR104J1 taught by Professor Browne during the Fall '11 term at Uni. Ulster.

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9 and 10 company_law_surveyors - SUR104J2 Law Lecture...

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