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Limited Liability Act of 1855

de Koker, Louis 2007, Limited Liability Act of 1855, Company lawyer, vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 130-131.

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Title Limited Liability Act of 1855
Author(s) de Koker, Louis
Journal name Company lawyer
Volume number 26
Issue number 5
Start page 130
End page 131
Total pages 1
Publisher [London, England]
Place of publication [Oyez Pub. Ltd.]
Publication date 2007
ISSN 0144-1027
Keyword(s) corporate personality
limited liability
Summary Examines the Limited Liability Act 1855 and highlights its significance in the formation of the modern company's legal framework. Looks at the background to the Act, which was repealed after a few months and incorporated in the Joint Stock Companies Act 1856 in an amended form. Considers the Act's legacy in extending the general principle of limited liability for corporate debts to shareholders of registered companies, including its implications in allowing a greater diversification of shareholders.
Language eng
Field of Research 180119 Law and Society
Socio Economic Objective 940499 Justice and the Law not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
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Collection: Law
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