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Boardroom Disputes And Directors' Duties
The case revolved around various steps that T took in advance of the company's 2018 Annual General Meeting.
UK
28 Aug 2019
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High Court Considers How To Interpret A Right Of First Refusal In A Shareholders' Agreement
The High Court has considered whether any special principles of contractual interpretation apply to the interpretation of a right of first refusal in a shareholders' agreement.
UK
1 Feb 2019
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More Guidance Published On New Corporate Governance And Narrative Reporting Requirements
Further guidance has been published to help qualifying companies comply with new governance and narrative reporting rules set out in the Companies (Miscellaneous Reporting) Regulations 2018 (the Regulations).
UK
1 Feb 2019
4
Bad Leaver Compulsory Transfer Provisions In Articles – Penal Or Not?
The High Court has recently considered whether the compulsory transfer provisions in a company's articles, under which "bad leaver" shareholders were entitled only to a reduced value for their shares, amounted to an unenforceable penalty.
UK
25 Oct 2018
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The 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code.
UK
25 Oct 2018
6
Rule Against Reflective Loss Found To Limit Claims By Unsecured Creditors As Well As Shareholders
A recent decision by the Court of Appeal has found that claims by an unsecured creditor against a shareholder alleged to have been dishonestly asset-stripping the company failed because they were caught by the rule against reflective loss.
UK
25 Oct 2018
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Can A Majority Shareholder Force Out A Minority Shareholder By Amending Company Articles?
The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) has considered the validity of a shareholder resolution amending a company's articles to introduce a share redemption mechanism ...
UK
23 Apr 2018
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Informal Shareholder Resolutions: The Duomatic Principle Revisited
A recent Court of Appeal decision has considered whether the Duomatic principle of unanimous informal shareholder consent can be invoked where one of the shareholders is a company which has been dissolved.
UK
28 Dec 2017
9
Corporate Briefing
Welcome to the latest edition of Dentons' UK Corporate Briefing, a quarterly summary of the most significant recent and forthcoming developments in company law ...
UK
22 Dec 2017
10
New Controls Over Foreign Investment In UK Strategic Infrastructure? The Legal Background To The Threat Of Increased State Intervention.
Following the government's recent decision to proceed with the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station project (Hinkley Point), ministers are planning a new legal framework for future foreign investment...
UK
9 Jan 2017
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Bad Leaver Clauses And The New Rule Against Contractual Penalties
Two recent decisions touch on the interaction between bad leaver clauses and the new rule against contractual penalties set out by the Supreme Court in November 2015.
UK
27 Oct 2016
12
Changes To The PSC Regime
Although the PSC regime has only been in force since spring 2016, the government is now consulting on changes to the regime to make it compliant with the Fourth Money Laundering Directive.
UK
27 Oct 2016
13
Companies House: Changes To Filing Fees And Statements Of Capital
Companies should be aware that, from 30 June 2016, there are some small changes to the fees payable to Companies House and to the information required on any statement of capital filed at Companies House.
UK
19 Jul 2016
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Companies House: Private Company Registers
From 30 June 2016 private companies can opt out of holding their own statutory registers and instead keep information on the Companies House public register.
UK
19 Jul 2016
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Deciding Fair Value Under Pre-Emption Provisions In A Company's Articles
A High Court decision involved interpreting the pre-emption provisions in a company's articles. The court had to consider the basis on which the appointed accountants should value the shares which the defendants wished to transfer.
UK
14 Apr 2016
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Do Directors Owe Fiduciary Duties To Shareholders?
The case arose from claims brought by Lloyds shareholders against its directors in connection with Lloyds' acquisition of HBOS and its recapitalisation.
UK
28 Jan 2016
17
Companies Act 2006: Implementation Of Outstanding Changes Made By The Small Business, Enterprise And Employment Act 2015
The table below shows the current timetable for bringing in the remaining key changes to the Companies Act 2006.
UK
28 Jan 2016
18
Directors' Duties: The Proper Purpose Test
It is not enough that the directors have acted in what they believed to be in the best interests of the company.
UK
28 Jan 2016
19
Companies Act 2006: New Rules On People With Significant Control
From 6 April 2016, UK-incorporated companies and LLPs will have to collect and keep information about people with significant control over them.
UK
28 Jan 2016
20
Companies Act 2006: Notification Of Changes On Auditors Leaving Office
Changes which have effect for financial years beginning on or after 1 October 2015 will reduce the Companies House, audit authority and shareholder notification requirements which the Act currently imposes on a company and its auditor when the auditor leaves office.
UK
21 Oct 2015
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