In the present edition the author has discussed new concepts introduced by the Companies Act, 2013 such as class action suits, one person company, corporate social responsibility, constitution of National Company Law Tribunal, power of a company to buy its own securities, reduction of share capital, corporate governance, mergers and amalgamations, role and liability of independent directors, function of the Directors' Nomination and Remuneration Committee, depositor’s protection, etc.
All India Reporter: The book is indispensable for Company Executives and Government departments of company affairs. The utility of the book to the legal profession is immeasurable.
Academy Law Review: The book is recommended, without any reservation, to the students and teachers of law.
Malaya Law Review, Singapore: Dr. Avtar Singh's commentary on the Indian Company Law has been considered a leading student text on the subject in India... A well organised and well written book, that is an adequate introduction to the Indian law of companies. The book is well researched and includes references to the leading Indian cases.
Management Accountant : The book can be treated as a classic reference and a source material of study.
Economic Times: The author has made a fine attempt in bringing the book up-to-date and has ensured that there are no loose ends. The entire subject has been written in a clear style which makes reading delectable, more so because of the easy and lucid language... The various provisions have been explained very well.
Central India Law Quarterly: It can be easily termed as the best text-book on the subject of Company Law.
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TABLE OF CASES TABLE OF STATUTES CHAPTER 01. Corporate Personality CHAPTER 02. Registration and Incorporation CHAPTER 03. Memorandum of Association CHAPTER 04. Articles of Association CHAPTER 05. Prospectus CHAPTER 06. Promoters CHAPTER 07. Shares CHAPTER 08. Securities Shareholders and Members CHAPTER 09. Share Capital CHAPTER 10. Directors CHAPTER 11. Meetings CHAPTER 12. Dividends, Accounts and Audit CHAPTER 13. Borrowing, Lending, Investments and Contracts CHAPTER 14. Debentures CHAPTER 15. Majority Powers and Minority Rights CHAPTER 16. Prevention of Oppression and Mismanagement CHAPTER 17. Inspection, Inquiry and Investigations CHAPTER 18. Kinds of Company CHAPTER 19. Compromises, Arrangements and Amalgamation CHAPTER 20. Removal of Name of companies from Register of companies CHAPTER 21. Winding Up CHAPTER 22. Voluntary Winding Up CHAPTER 23. Provisions applicable to every mode of winding up. CHAPTER 24. Miscellaneous