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A departing director wants to convert his directors loan and owed salary into shares. How do we value the shares, and what are we obliged to pay?

He can claim all he likes, that doesn't make it true. First let's look at the shares. Your company doesn't own any shares so it can't sell any to him. The shareholders own the shares, and they won't ...
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How can one become comprehensively aware of all applicable statutes/remedies to a given situation when they are scattered between different acts?

TLDR; Acquire a solid background in law, use high quality paid non-authoritative sources, and spend a lot of time reading about the particular issue in depth. Full answer: Acquire a suitable level of ...
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How can one find a comprehensive enumeration of all the precedent setting cases that pertain to a particular issue or rulings on a given statute?

new-zealand The Law Society provides this research service where specially trained people scour through all relevant databases and return to you what they have found. Though this service is only ...
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How can one become comprehensively aware of all applicable statutes/remedies to a given situation when they are scattered between different acts?

Just to add to Dale's answer: engaging a lawyer specialising in the particular field of interest should provide comprehensive answers - although it's not always 100% foolproof. Ultimately, it is the ...
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How can one become comprehensively aware of all applicable statutes/remedies to a given situation when they are scattered between different acts?

Hire a lawyer Just like you shouldn’t search the internet for medical advice, you shouldn’t do it for legal advice either. It takes a university degree and several years of on-the-job training to ...
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How do I check the texts of New York State laws online?

There's an FAQ on the Meta site for Online Legal References which includes New York Law from the FindLaw.com site, with the other states here.
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is it necessary for India to have a war crimes act to prosecute war criminals in India too?

One approach taken by many countries to address the moral hazards that such a law will be abused for political purposes is to become a party to a multi-national treaty that administers the war crimes ...
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How many British statutes are in effect?

All(?) current UK legislation may be found here. It is searchable on just a word, eg: there are 61 UK Public General Acts containing the word "police". Or by type: there are 116 Ministerial ...
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