Department: Bachelor of Law
Module Description: This module illustrates the several types of commercial companies, their establishments, characteristics, rights and liability of directors, partners/shareholders, governance and financing, merger and takeover, distributions and capital maintenance; Public disclosure & market regulation. It also discusses insolvency and bankruptcy.
The module coordinator will provide students with mandatory texts on UAE Law, prepared purposefully for this particular module.
Paul Davis & Sarah Worthington, Gower: Principles of Modern Company Law, (11th ed., Sweet & Maxwell, 2021)
Derek French, Mayson, French & Ryan on Company Law, (35th ed., Oxford UP, 2018)
Vanessa Finch, David Milman and Sandra Frisby, Corporate Insolvency Law: Perspectives & Principles, 3rd ed. (Cambridge University Press, 2017)
International Business Publications, United Arab Emirates Insolvency (Bankruptcy) Law (Int'l Business Publications, 2015)
Mallin, Corporate Governance (5th ed., Oxford UP, 2015)
Dubai Economic Council, Adrian Cohen & Tarek Haijiri, Global Insolvency and Bankruptcy Practice for Sustainable Economic Development: General Principles and Approaches in the UAE, 1st ed. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)
Sarah Worthington, Sealy & Worthington's Text, Cases, and Materials in Company Law (11th ed., Oxford UP, 2016)
Brenda Hannigan, Company Law, 5th ed. (Oxford University Press, 2018)
Alastair Hudson and Sandra Frisby, Charlesworth's Company Law, 18th ed. (Sweet & Maxwell, 2010)
Mathias M. Siems and David Cabrelli, Comparative Company Law (Hart Publishing, 2018)