The Other Government: The Unseen Power of Washington Lawyers

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Many government agencies come to the Ripoff Report for information. Unless the contract says otherwise, delivery and payment are concurrent, and both parties should be ready to perform their parts of the contract simultaneously. Fraudulent trading under IA 1986 s.213 (very rare indeed); Wrongful trading under IA 1986 s.214 (pretty rare) and applicable to directors only; Misfeasance under IA 1986 s.212, applicable to officers of the company; “Phoenix company” directors under IA 1986 s.216.

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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition (August 17, 1978)

ISBN: 0393008657

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