This book is designed to provide introductory knowledge of company law to students, researches, academicians and businessmen in a single handy volume. The current edition has been thoroughly revised and updated with all the statutory and case law developments. It covers the amendments made by the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2015 and the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017.
It also includes the Companies (Amendment) Second Ordinance, 2019 as an appendix.
Also included are additional learning resources on www.ebcexplorer.com:
● Access to important case law as indicated by Case PilotTM.
● Discussion ForumTM to post comments, discuss and explore ideas.
● SCC Online® Blog to stay updated on recent happenings of the legal world.
● Useful LinksTM get access to articles on Family Law, updates and host of other learning resources.
This book is indispensable for students of law, commerce, MBA, CA, ICWA, CS, etc.
The learned author is well known for his work on Company Law. The present handy work has been prepared to meet the needs of students who wish to study a concise yet easily comprehensible book on the subject. The Companies Act has been amended twice since the last edition. The first amendment of 2002 creates a new concept of producer Companies giving them a separate status and procedure of registration, management and winding up. The second Amendment creates Tribunals & Appellate Tribunals and transfers to them the whole of the powers of the Company Law Board and some of the powers of the Civil Courts. It also brings into the Companies Act new provisions for rehabilitation of sick industrial companies. These amendments are still waiting for enforcement. Recent cases have also contributed substantially to the development of the subject. Matters relating to transfer of shares, prevention of oppression & mismanagement and takeovers & amalgamation have been the chief subject of litigation. All these developments have been noted at their appropriate places. The book is indispensable for students of company law, of competitive examinations, company secretaries, and chartered accountants, cost accountancy, management students, and those desirous of acquiring a basic knowledge of the subject.
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.