Primarily intended as a text for undergraduate students of Commerce, this book gives a comprehensive analysis of the legal aspects of corporate and compensation laws.
The book begins with an overview of the nature, kind and formation of a company and different kinds of companies. Then it goes on to give a detailed discussion on Memorandum of Association, Articles of Association and Prospectus. Besides, it enumerates the ways by which one becomes a member of a company, and discusses the legal provisions concerning share capital, shares, dividends, interest and bonus shares. Furthermore, it dwells on company management, meetings and proceedings, and provisions regarding investigation of company affairs, the conduct and consequences of winding up of a company and the concepts of corporate governance and producer company. The book concludes with a discussion on the developments in corporate laws, the Depositories Act, 1996, the Workmens Compensation Act, 1923, and the Employees State Insurance Act, 1948. The Appendices cover Corporate GovernanceVoluntary Guidelines 2009, the Workmens Compensation Act, 1923Schedules IIV and the Employees State Insurance Act, 1948Schedules II and III.
Besides students of Commerce, those pursuing MBA, ICWA, Chartered Accountancy and Company Secretaryship will also find the book extremely useful.
KEY FEATURES :
Gives uptodate information on the subject.
Incorporates all the amendments including the latest amendment regarding corporate and compensation laws.
Illustrations with relevant Case Law reinforce the text.
Provides Test Questions and Practical Problems.
1. NATURE OF A COMPANY
2. KINDS OF COMPANIES
3. FORMATION OF A COMPANY
4. MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION
5. ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION
7. MEMBERSHIP IN A COMPANY
8. SHARE CAPITAL
10. DIVIDENDS, INTEREST AND BONUS SHARES
11. COMPANY MANAGEMENT
12. MEETINGS AND PROCEEDINGS
14. WINDING UP
15. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
16. PRODUCER COMPANY
17. SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENTS IN CORPORATE LAWS
18. THE DEPOSITORIES ACT, 1996
19. COMPENSATION LAWS: The Workmens Compensation Act, 1923
20. COMPENSATION LAWS: The Employees State Insurance Act, 1948
Appendix A: Corporate GovernanceVoluntary Guidelines 2009
Appendix B: The Workmens Compensation Act, 1923Schedules IIV
Appendix C: The Employees State Insurance Act, 1948Schedules II and III