oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Salomon v Salomon and Foss v Harbottle in Malawi

Volume 17, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0010-4051



English company law is used in Malawi with some modifications. Two recent decisions of the High Court of Malawi require some reflection on two principles of English company law. The sources of company law in Malawi are: The Companies Act 1917 (with modifications), the Companies (Consolidation) Act 1908 and the Companies Act 1913 of the United Kingdom. Relevant case studies are discussed in this article.

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