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Butcher, Bruce S.
Written from the perspective of a practising company lawyer, this work is principally concerned with two broad duties owed by directors of British and Australian companies: to act honestly, in good faith and for proper purposes; and to exercise care and diligence. Public attitudes towards directors have altered since the mid-1980s, and the business community has raised its expectations of directors. In response to this shift in public feeling, parliament and the judiciary are adopting a new approach to directors' duties, widening the scope of duties imposed on directors and encouraging a more rigorous approach to corporate governance. This text analyzes this new approach, with reference to English and Australian case-law, and explores the courts' attempts to deal with the myriad of competing interests found within the morass of legal rules, equitable principles and statutory enactment which comprise modern company law. In examining modern case-law and legislation, the author addresses some of the more contentious and controversial issues which directors in the 21st century will need to confront in order to properly discharge the legal, equitable and statutory requirements of their office. The subject of directors' duties is of theoretical and practical importance, from economic, political as well as social perspectives. This text should be of use to all lawyers, policymakers, academics and researchers working in this complex and rapidly changing field of the law. 379pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041197885
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Inventory #14583
Price: £ 70.00 GBP ($ 90.30 approx. - € 77.35 approx.)
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Meredith, William
N.B. Previous owners bookplate to front paste down. Corners and head and tail of D/J spine rubbed. Two small tear to top right corner of rear D/J with a small amount of loss. 40pp.
Princeton University Press, 1948, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #24190
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Duttmann, Martina
This work contains text in English and German. The new Leipzig/Halle airport has not just one, but two predecessors. One was Leipzig-Mockau airport, opened in 1923 and often still used after the Second World War in the GDR days to serve the Leipziger Messe. The other was Leipzig/Halle airport which opened in 1927 and by 1937 was already the second-largest airport in Germany. Passenger numbers had increased fourfold by 1994. A master plan was worked out for a second runway, intended for 3.5 million passengers per year. An open architectural competition followed and was won by Brunnert und Partner from Stuttgart. They won with a risky concept that ran counter to the master plan. Instead of filling the site between the two runways the architects designed a huge bridge structure spanning the railway track and integrating the car-park, the mall, the check-in hall, the access road and the transfer to the railway station. This concludes the first building phase, which begins at the existing terminal and ends beyond the railway lines. The concept of the bridge will not be complete until the second building phase, although it can already be made out quite clearly. 69pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2004, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall.
ISBN: 3930698528
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Inventory #20046
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Edited By Chasnoff,Ira J.
206pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1991, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0746200951
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Inventory #26326
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Bernard, Jessie
287pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Reading crease to spine. Corners rubbed.
Indiana University Press, 1987, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0253204313
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Inventory #26023
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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