The current edition of Company Law by Dr Avtar Singh, a highly acclaimed and recommended book on the subject, has been thoroughly revised and updated in the light of recent significant legislative changes.
The book presents a thorough study of all the new concepts and changes made in Company Law since 2013, including topics such as requirement of minimum share capital, related party transactions, Audit Committees, clause 49 of the Listing Agreement etc. This book has been updated with special resolutions, use of common seal, class action suits, shareholders rights, provisions for corporate social responsibility etc.
The notable features of this book are:
Gives in-depth understanding of Companies Act, 2013 along with all its amendments.
Updated with the discussion on two latest amendments post 2013 Act, one in 2015 and another in 2017.
Topic wise arrangement of matter, explaining the various aspects of company law with the help of Indian and foreign case laws.
Includes a note on the highlights of the Companies Act, 2013 by Khaitan & Co., Mumbai, to give a practitioner's view of the new Companies Act.
Access to important case law as indicated by Case PilotTM
Discussion ForumTM provides a platform outside classroom to post comments, discuss and explore ideas.
SCC Online Blog to stay updated on recent happenings of the legal world.
About The Author
Dr. Avtar Singh, B.Com., LL.M., LL.D, is a multi-faceted personality, who has adorned his cap with multiple feathers- Author, Advocate, Professor. He has been awarded with numerous prestigious honours like Saraswati Sammaan by the U.P. Government and Vidya Bhushan Sammaan by the Hindi Sansthan in U.P., for his contributions in the field of legal education. In his decades long career he has been a visiting professor of Business Laws at IIM, Lucknow and Reader in Law at Lucknow University.
Titles written by him have been prescribed by many leading universities and have been lauded by both students and teachers. His works and writing style have been appreciated both Nationally and Internationally.
He has followed his signature style of writing in all his works- the most comprehensive study of the subject that he takes in his hands in a simple and lucid language. He has written in both English and Hindi languages.
His list of works include: Business Law, Company Law (in English and Hindi), Competition Law, Consumer Protection: Law and Practice, Contract Law (Easy Law Series), Introduction to Company Law (in English and Hindi), Introduction to Law of Negotiable Instruments, Introduction to Partnership (including Limited Liability Partnership) (in English and Hindi), Intellectual Property Law, Law of Arbitration and Conciliation (in English and Hindi), Laws of Banking and Negotiable Instruments (in English and Hindi), Law of Carriage (Air, Land and Sea), Law of Contract and Specific Relief (in English and Hindi), Law of Insolvency, Law of Insurance, Law of Partnership (Principles, Practice & Taxation), Law of Sale of Goods (in English and Hindi), Negotiable Instruments (in English and Hindi), Textbook on Law of Contract and Specific Relief.
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.
"... it is useful at all levels of advocates, company affairs, teachers, academicians and students and even to valuers and tax authorities. ... It is a ready reckoner for advocates and law teachers. ..."
"The book is unique as it explains provisions in a language which is easy to grasp for students." - K.S. Mishra, Bharatpur (Rajasthan)
"...It is a good reference guide for students of LL.B. (3 yrs) & Integrated LL.M. ... the book is also helpful for research scholars..." - Santosh Kumar Rath, Balasore (Orissa)
"Subject matter and the language are extremely good for students." - Prof. V. R. Shirol
It is a ready reckoner for advocates and law teachers. The book is quiet useful to update their knowledge. It is strongly recommended. The book needs space at all corporate and legal offices.- Dr. K. R. Nagaraj
"This is a good book, I have studied it during my CA & CS"- Mohit Bhatnagar, Himalayan School of Management