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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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Directors' Remuneration Reporting: New Rules For Certain Publicly Traded Companies
There will be some changes to the rules on directors' remuneration reporting in the Companies Act 2006 to reflect the requirements of the EU Shareholder Rights Directive II which EU member states must implement by 10 June 2019.
UK
28 May 2019
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Directors' Duty To Consider The Interest Of Creditors And Transactions At An Undervalue
The Court of Appeal has given guidance on when the duty of directors to have regard to the interest of creditors arises. This is an important point, as the general statutory duty
UK
27 May 2019
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Can A Company Reclassify An Unlawful Dividend Payment?
The Court of Appeal has considered whether interim dividends paid to a shareholder at a time when the company did not have sufficient distributable reserves,
UK
27 May 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
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Insolvency And Corporate Governance Consultation: Government Proposals
The government has published details of the next steps it is proposing to take to reduce the risk of major company failures occurring through poor governance or stewardship,
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
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Draft New Energy And Carbon Reporting Regulations Published
The government has published draft regulations to make changes to UK corporate energy and carbon reporting requirements.
UK
25 Oct 2018
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Corporate Directors: No Ban Yet
There has been a further delay to the ban on UK companies appointing corporate directors. There is, as yet, no new firm implementation date.
UK
28 Oct 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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Director Disputes: Wrongly Appointed Directors
A change to the Companies Act 2006 provides a simpler method for a person who did not consent to act as a director to have their name removed from the public register at Companies House.
UK
13 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
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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
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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
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Companies Act 2006: Procedural Changes On Appointing Company Directors And Secretaries
From 10 October 2015, there is a new procedure for notifying Companies House that a company has appointed a new director or secretary.
UK
21 Oct 2015
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Companies Act 2006: Implementation Of Other Changes Made By The Small Business, Enterprise And Employment Act 2015
There has been some slippage in the timetable for bringing in the remaining changes to the Companies Act 2006.
UK
21 Oct 2015
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Amending Drag-Along Rights In A Company's Articles
The Court of Appeal has rejected an appeal in an unfair prejudice claim based on a variation of drag-along rights in a company's articles.
UK
20 Jul 2015
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Changes To Increase Transparency And Accountability, Remove Red Tape And Prevent Abuse
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015. It covers a diverse range of subjects, including changes to companies legislation.
UK
20 Apr 2015
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