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Andrew Charman & Johan du Toit's new book Shareholder Actions, launched by Bloomsbury Professional

"Shareholder Actions" the new book by St Philips barristers, Andrew Charman and Johan du Toit, was published today by Bloomsbury Professional. The book examines and interprets the law surrounding shareholders' rights and is the most recent and up to date work on this important topic.

The book considers in detail the law relating to:

  • Unfair prejudice (section 994) petitions
  • Derivative claims
  • Director's duties

It deals extensively with the law surrounding other related topics including:

  • Shareholder relationships and shareholder agreements
  • Personal claims under the Companies Act 2006
  • The non-recoverability of reflective loss
  • Just and equitable winding up
  • Taxation issues
  • Equivalent law in Australia and Canada

The book also includes a practical chapter on the inter-relationship of remedies which provides guidance on choosing between the different courses open to shareholders who wish to pursue a claim.

The book is available to purchase from the usual bookshops, or direct from Bloomsbury Professional at

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