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A Reconfiguration of Company and/or Corporate Law Theory

Wishart, David


Reform of company and/or corporations law to take account of societal concerns is moribund. The problem is that theory, the source of policy, while in extraordinary volume from many perspectives, is narrowly confined by a heritage arising from the early seventeenth century, in particular The Case of Sutton’s Hospital. This article proffers a reading of the case that leads to an understanding of the constraints it applies on theorising. It suggests a way of overcoming those constraints by...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: The Journal of Corporate Law Studies
DOI: 10.1080/14735970.2010.11419823


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