Reports of Bankruptcy and Company Cases Decided in the High Court of Justice: The Court of Appeal, the Privy Council, and the House of Lords...Comprising Cases Decided During the Year 1894-.
Sweet and Maxwell, 1900 - Bankruptcy
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Page 82 - Association contracted before the time at which he ceases to be a member, and of the costs, charges, and expenses of winding up the same, and for the adjustment of the rights...
Page 40 - ... the same rules shall prevail and be observed as to the respective rights of secured and unsecured creditors, and as to debts and liabilities provable, and as to the valuation of annuities and future and contingent liabilities respectively, as may be in force for the time being under the Law of Bankruptcy with respect to the estates of persons adjudged bankrupt...
Page 152 - ... may in lieu of receiving cash shares policies or other like interests or in addition thereto participate in the profits of or receive any other benefit from the purchasing company...
Page 141 - ... not specifying the same shall be deemed fraudulent on the part of the promoters, directors, and officers of the company knowingly issuing the same, as regards any person taking shares in the company on the faith of such prospectus unless he shall have had notice of such contract.
Page 312 - And I do not think it is going too far to say that this assumption has been incorporated in the basic, conventional.
Page 167 - Whenever the company has passed an extraordinary resolution to the effect that it has been proved to their satisfaction that the company cannot by reason of its liabilities continue its business and that it is advisable to wind up the same...
Page 52 - Every share in any company shall be deemed and taken to have been issued and to be held subject to the payment of the whole amount thereof in cash, unless...
Page 348 - Wide, however, as the language of s 50 is, the power conferred by it must, like all other powers, be exercised subject to those general principles of law and equity which are applicable to all powers conferred on majorities and enabling them to bind minorities. It must be exercised, not only in the manner required by law, but also bona fide for the benefit of the company as a whole, and it must not be exceeded.