Company law

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  • Company Law Case

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    effectively retired from the business, but SF still had a significant influence on the company. Furthermore, SF held 25% of share capital when WFJ was duly incorporated. Later, SF was appointed as a director of the company. Subsequently, SL insisted that the following provision be included in the articles of association of WFJ,

  • Company Law Section 14 of the Companies Act 1985

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    The Joint Stock Companies Act 1844, which enabled companies to be formed by "deed of settlement" and the Limited Liability Act 1855, established a general incorporation procedure which offered limited liability to shareholders and gave recognition to the company as a separate legal persona. By the Joint Stock Companies Act 1856, the deed was replaced with today's style of constitution, namely the registration of the Memorandum of Association and the Articles of Association. The contents of these

  • Law and Car Company Essay

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    under the law this contract was not valid. Steve the salesperson was completely liable under the law for entering a contract with an underage minor. As a car company representative there is protocol which must be used when entering into any contract and a major part of protocol is to ensure that both parties are of legal age at the time of sale. Another possibility that may be a remedy for this situation is for Car Company to take legal action against Jeff‟s legal guardians. Under the law any minor

  • What Are The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Company Law

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    2a) Company law - Body of law that applies to the rights and behavior of persons and companies - Ability to own property  A company can have own property using the company name - Ability to incur its own liability  Company’s liability is unlimited  Members’ liability are limited - Suing and being sued  A company can sue and be sued in its own name  Any wrong done to the company, only the company can take action - Separate legal entity  The company is a legal person having a separate entity

  • Company Controls Required by Law

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    Controls Required By Law Regardless of the industry a business is in, there are federal and state laws that govern how they operate and do business. Every business is affected by different state and federal law somehow. The Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) governs the disclosure of business that is publically traded on a stock exchange. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA) dictates how business, including health insurance, health care clearing houses, and health

  • How Companies Manipulate and Violate Advertising Laws

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    How Companies Manipulate and Violate Advertising Laws One of the professional arenas which has the great burden and challenge when it comes to advertising are tobacco companies. This is largely because of the fact that these companies are saddled with heavy legal restrictions on where and how they can advertise. However, tobacco companies have proven themselves to be extremely cunning and to be quite crafty when it comes to putting their formidable advertising budgets to good use. For instance,

  • Corporate Law Firms And Small Private Law Companies

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    private law firm is “a law firm that generates its income mainly from the attorney (and paralegal) fees paid by clients” (Statsky 35). This type of law firm includes the largest percentage of working paralegals at 70%. A private law firm typically works in general practice, which means that they might have multiple practice areas. Within the division of private law firms, there are two other subdivisions: larger private law firms and smaller private law firms. Paralegals in larger private law firms

  • Australia Corporation Law : Who Are Directors Of Company? Essay

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    YU PAN Professor Pooja Kumar LAW 202 14/10/2016 Australia Corporation Law Who are directors of company? A director is a person in company who leads or supervises a particular area while the company is developing. These persons have similar duties and play different roles. In more details, “director” that cleared in S9 of the Corporations Act 2001 means that: ● A person validly appointed as a director or an alternate director; ● A person, even though not validly appointed as a director,

  • Securities Act And Companies Law : Australia And Its Corporate Entities

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    Securities Act and Companies Law Australia and its Corporate Entities In Australia we can mainly see two kinds of corporate entities. They are namely first, the public limited company and second, the private limited company or otherwise called proprietary company. In a private limited or proprietary company there is a limitation in the liability which is controlled by the share. Or else there is an unlimited liability but that exists with the share capital. In a private company the number of directors

  • Tort Law Case: The Pittson Coal Company

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    most they could be awarded and additionally, keeping inflation in mind, the victims got paid much more than I had originally believed they were paid. In regard to the court's usage of the law, it is in my opinion that they did use the law correctly. Furthermore, they made the right decision in using tort law as opposed to extradition, as was used in the gulf of Mexico spill. Each of the victims of this disaster had a wrong committed to them and while if it was clearer who specifically is at fault