Understanding Commercial & Company Law (a custom publication) 2019 edition

Custom-made for business students studying commercial and company laws.

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ISBN/ISSN: 9781988546148
Release Date: June 01, 2019
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781988546339
Release Date: June 01, 2019
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Product description

This publication covers the relevant topics studied in university business courses and would be useful to any student who needs a robust general understanding of New Zealand law relating to contracts, consumers, companies, financial markets and corporate governance.

Content for this book is drawn from the bestselling titles Understanding Commercial Law, 9th edition and Understanding Company Law, 4th edition – both new editions which have been updated to take account of recent developments, case law and legislation.

The use of plain language throughout ensures that the work is invaluable to students coming to the topic for the first time or who have English as a second language.


  • Practical features and reference materials ideal for revision and exam preparation.
  • Key case summaries and revision questions.
  • Examples, figures and tables used to illustrate concepts.

Related Titles

  • Miller & Barber Understanding Commercial Law, 9th edition, 2019
  • Barrett & Feehily Understanding Company Law, 4th edition, 2019
  • Watts, Campbell & Hare Company Law in New Zealand, 2nd edition, 2015

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Table of contents

Part 1 – Understanding Commercial Law, 9th edition

Chapter 1: Introduction to law

Chapter 2: The New Zealand government and constitution

Chapter 3: Sources of New Zealand law

Chapter 4: The law of contract

Chapter 5: The law of agency

Part 2 – Understanding Company Law, 4th edition

Chapter 1: Companies – context and problems

Chapter 2: Partnerships, limited partnerships and joint ventures

Chapter 3: Comparing business organisations

Chapter 4: Company formation and internal governance

Chapter 5: Corporate liability

Chapter 6: Corporate finance

Chapter 7: Record keeping, reporting and auditors

Chapter 8: Shareholders

Chapter 9: Shareholders’ remedies

Chapter 10: The board of directors

Chapter 11: Directors’ duties

Chapter 12: Financial markets law

Chapter 13: Takeovers and amalgamations

Chapter 14: Corporate default

Chapter 15: Liquidation

Chapter 16: Corporate governance