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date: 26 September 2023

p. 11. The Company and its Incorporationlocked

p. 11. The Company and its Incorporationlocked

  • Sarah WorthingtonSarah WorthingtonDowning Professor of the Laws of England, University of Cambridge


This chapter begins with an overview of company law and the role of directors and members. It then discusses: the sources of company law (UK Companies Acts, case law, European law, human rights legislation, and self-regulation); the process of company law reform; the purpose of company law; classification of companies; companies and partnerships; and incorporation, registration, and the role of the registrar.

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