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Corporate And Compensation Laws

Corporate And Compensation Laws


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  • Roddy, Dennis
  • Language: English
  • Author:Roddy, Dennis
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall India
  • Publishing Date:2011
  • ISBN13: 9788120344839
  • ISBN10: 8120344839
  • Pages: 396
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Category: Business
  • SUPC: 1610137


Book Description:
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 Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923, and the Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948. The Appendices cover Corporate Governance—Voluntary Guidelines 2009, the Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923—Schedules I–IV and the Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948—Schedules II and III.

Besides students of Commerce, those pursuing MBA, ICWA, Chartered Accountancy and Company Secretaryship will also find the book extremely useful.


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.


About the Author:
NISHWAN BHATIA is Associate Professor, Department of Commerce, Jesus and Mary College, New Delhi. She has been a rank holder throughout her school and college days. She has 27 years of teaching experience in various subjects including corporate laws, compensation laws, business law, business management, business organization, and insurance.|JYOTSNA SETHI, PhD (University of Delhi), is Associate Professor, Department of Commerce, Jesus and Mary College, New Delhi. She has more than three decades of teaching experience in various subjects including business and company law, management, marketing, entrepreneurship and banking. She has presented several papers in national and international conferences.

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