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Company Winding-up in Victorian England

V. Markham Lester

in Victorian Insolvency: Bankruptcy, Imprisonment for Debt, and Company Winding-up in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205180
eISBN:
9780191676536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205180.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the history of English legislation for company winding-up during the 19th century. It suggests that Parliament had anticipated the increase in the number of joint-stock ... More


Criminalizing Fraud: The 1850s

James Taylor

in Boardroom Scandal: The Criminalization of Company Fraud in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199695799
eISBN:
9780191749520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695799.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Anti-fraud legislation in the 1840s was confidently predicted to protect investors. But this chapter shows that revelations in the 1850s demolished this faith. Government-imposed publicity and ... More


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