This book is a concise and stimulating introduction that equips students with the necessary tools to understand the nature and scope of company law. It Identifies and examines the key functions and themes underlying the subject and sets UK company law within the context of the latest international scholarship.
The latest edition is updated to include the latest developments in corporate governance rules. The new and expanded Corporate Governance and Stewardship Codes are fully analysed and there is a new chapter on the role of the large company in society. It also includes a more sophisticated framework for analysing the traditional goals of corporate law.