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New Publication: ‘Hollington On Shareholders’ Rights’, 10th Ed

January 9, 2024 | News
New Publication: ‘Hollington On Shareholders’ Rights’, 10th Ed

We’re thrilled to present the highly anticipated 10th edition of ‘Hollington on Shareholder’s Rights,’ authored by Robin Hollington KC, with invaluable assistance from Adrian Pay. This comprehensive guide provides invaluable insights into the statutory remedies safeguarding minority shareholders.

Representing a significant overhaul, this latest edition meticulously incorporates recent case law developments and crucial statutory regulatory changes. Its expansive coverage aims to equip legal practitioners, academics, and business professionals with the tools needed to navigate the intricate terrain of shareholder rights.

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It encompasses extensive coverage of pivotal topics, including:

  • Majority Rule: Delving into the subtleties of power abuse and “fraud in equity” principles, referencing recent appellate cases such as Grand View Private Trust [2022] UKPC 47.
  • Agreements Between Shareholders: Analysing contractual duties of good faith in cases like Re Compound Photonics Group Ltd [2022] EWCA Civ 1371 and Barton v Morris [2023] UKSC 3.
  • Director’s Duties: Incorporating landmark judgments like BTI 2014 LLC v Sequana SA [2022] UKSC 25 and ClientEarth v Shell [2023] EWHC 1137, shedding light on the evolving responsibilities of directors.
  • Derivative Claims: Discussing the nuances of common law derivative claims and noteworthy changes to CPR 19, drawing insights from cases like McGaughey v Universities Superannuation Scheme Ltd [2023] EWCA Civ 873.
  • Unfair Prejudice Principles and Remedies: Exploring recent cases such as Financial Technology Ventures II (Q) LP v ETFS Capital Ltd [2021] JCA 176 and Ming Siu Hung v JF Ming Inc [2021] UKPC 1, illuminating exclusion from management and remedies for unfair prejudice.
  • Just and Equitable Winding Up: Covering loss of substratum and related nuances highlighted in cases like Chu v Lau [2020] UKPC 24 and Duneau v Klimt Invest SA Plc [2022] EWHC 596 (Ch).
  • Personal and Miscellaneous Rights: From reflective loss cases like Allianz Global Investors GmbH v Barclays Bank plc [2022] EWCA Civ 353 to exploring the “Take-Private” merger process under ss. 232-239 of the Cayman Islands Companies Act, we’ve broadened the scope to encompass diverse legal facets.
  • Discover the wealth of knowledge within the 10th edition of ‘Hollington on Shareholder’s Rights’ and stay ahead in understanding the pivotal dynamics shaping shareholder protection and corporate governance.

To learn more or secure a hardbook or eCopy, see below.

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Book your tickets for the upcoming Hollington Conference 2024

Join us for our annual Hollington Conference 2024, taking place on Wednesday 21 February at Arundel House, where we will be launching the 10th edition of ‘Hollington on Shareholder’s Rights’.

More information and details of the full programme are available in the link below.

Hollington Conference 2024

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