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(p. 142) 8. Corporate Liability: Contracts, Torts, and Crimes 

(p. 142) 8. Corporate Liability: Contracts, Torts, and Crimes
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(p. 142) 8. Corporate Liability: Contracts, Torts, and Crimes
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Imogen Moore

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10.1093/he/9780198819882.003.0008
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The Concentrate Questions and Answers series offers the best preparation for tackling exam questions and coursework. Each book includes typical questions, suggested answers with commentary, illustrative diagrams, guidance on how to develop your answer, suggestions for further reading, and advice on exams and coursework. This chapter examines company contracts including: pre-incorporation contracts; the company’s capacity; directors’ authority; and restrictions on the powers of directors to bind the company. The chapter also considers liability of the company for tortious and criminal acts, including corporate manslaughter and the effect of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 on attribution of liability.

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