Business Legislation for Management, 5/e

Business Legislation for Management, 5/e

Authors : M C Kuchhal & Vivek Kuchhal

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About the Author

M C Kuchhal :-
He served for about four decades as the faculty member of Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi. He is also the author of renowned books like Secretarial Practice and Mercantile Law published by Vikas.

Vivek Kuchhal :-
He is Associate Professor at Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology, Delhi. He is an alumnus of Shri Ram College of Commerce, and Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi. He has had a brilliant academic record throughout, securing second position in order of merit in BCom (Hons) and also in the MBA in the University. He is also a Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant. He secured 13th all-India rank in CA (Inter) Examination.

About the Book

Business Legislation for Management is meant for students of business management, who need to be familiar with business laws and company law in their future role as managers. The book explains these laws in a simple and succinct manner, making the students sufficiently aware of the scope of these laws so that they are able to operate their businesses within their legal confines. The book approaches the subject in a logical way, so that even a student with no legal background is able to understand it.
The book is the outcome of the authors' long experience of teaching business law and company law to students pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University of Delhi. This, in fact, has made it possible for them to write on law without the use of legal jargon; thus ensuring that even the most complicated provisions of various legislations are explained in an easily comprehensible manner.
This new edition of the book has been thoroughly updated and revised in accordance with the Companies Act, 2013. The amendments introduced by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, through its Eleventh Schedule to the Companies Act, 2013 have also been duly incorporated.

New in this Edition

• Provisions of Companies Act, 2013
• Provisions of Companies (Amendment) Act, 2015 and Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017
• Amendments introduced by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016

Salient Features

• Unfolds intricate points of law to solve intriguing questions
• Elucidates practical implications of law through a large number of illustrations

Table of Content

Part-I: Law of Contract: 1. Nature and Kinds of Contracts, 2. Offer and Acceptance, 3. Consideration, 4. Capacity of Parties, 5. Free Consent, 6. Legality of Object and Consideration, 7. Void Agreements, 8. Performance of Contracts, 9. Quasi-Contracts, 10. Discharge of Contract, 11. Remedies for Breach of Contract, 12. Indemnity and Guarantee, 13. Bailment and Pledge, 14. Agency, Part-II: Law of Sale of Goods: 15. Contract of Sale of Goods, 16. Conditions and Warranties, 17. Transfer of Property, 18. Performance of Contract of Sale, 19. Rights of Unpaid Seller, Part-III: Law of Partnership: 20. Definition and Nature of Partnership, 21. Formation of Partnership, 22. Rights, Duties and Liabilities of Partners, 23. Dissolution of Partnership Firm, Part-IV: Law of Limited Liability Partnership: 24. Limited Liability Partnership (LLP): 25. Nature and Incorporation of LLP, 26. Partners and Their Relations: LLP, 27. Accounts, Audit and Taxation, 28. Winding Up and Dissolution, Part-V: Law of Negotiable Instruments: 29. Negotiable Instruments, 30. Parties to Negotiable Instruments, 31. Negotiation of Negotiable Instruments, 32. Dishonour and Discharge of Negotiable Instruments, 33. Crossing and Bouncing of Cheques, Part-VI: Law of Arbitration and Conciliation: 34. General Provisions Regarding Arbitration, 35. Arbitral Tribunal, 36. Arbitration Proceedings, 37. Conciliation, 38. Enforcement of Certain Foreign Awards, Part-VII: Law of Consumer Protection: 39. Consumer Protection Act, 1986, Part-VIII: Law of Information Technology (Cyber Law): 40. Information Technology Act, 2000, Part-IX: Company Law: 41. The Companies Act and Its Administration, 42. The Company: Its Nature and Kinds, 43. Incorporation of a Company, 44. Memorandum of Association, 45. Articles of Association, 46. Prospectus, 47. Allotment of Securities, 48. Shares and Share Capital, 49. Membership of Company, 50. Transfer and Transmission of Securities, 51. Depository System, 52. Calls and Forfeiture of Shares, 53. Company Management, 54. General Meetings and Resolutions, 55. Dividends, 56. Accounts, 57. Audit and Auditors, 58. Prevention of Oppression and Mismanagement, 59. Compromise, Arrangement and Amalgamation, 60. Winding Up, Part-X: Laws of Intellectual Property: 61. Patents Act, 1970, 62. Copyright Act, 1957, 63. Trade Marks Act, 1999, 64. Designs Act, 2000, Part-XI: Law of Foreign Exchange Management: 65. Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999, Part-XII: Competition Law: 66. Competition Act, 2002