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Application Of The Duomatic Principle
In the recent case of Randhawa & Ors v Turpin & Anor, the High Court analysed the question whether, under the Duomatic principle, a company's articles of association...
UK
15 Feb 2017
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House Of Commons Inquiry Into Corporate Governance
The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee of the House of Commons has jumped on the bandwagon and launched an inquiry into corporate governance.
UK
28 Oct 2016
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When Should Directors Consider The Interests Of Creditors
In the recent decision of BTI 2014 LLC v Sequana SA & others, the High Court considered a number of legal aspects around the payment of dividends and the making by directors of a statement of solvency.
UK
28 Oct 2016
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Company Procedure Update
In the last few In Counsel updates we have repeatedly raised the changes to company law brought about by the new register of people with significant control (PSC Register) which came into force on 6 April 2016.
UK
28 Oct 2016
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In Counsel Update - Summer 2016
The last few weeks have been marked by political and economic turmoil in the UK following the outcome of the EU referendum.
UK
26 Jul 2016
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The Shareholder Spring – Revisited
During the Shareholder Spring of 2012 shareholders won the argument that non-executive directors alone could be trusted to keep directors' pay under appropriate scrutiny and control.
UK
20 May 2016
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The PSC Register : A Helping Hand To Recovering Assets Into The Estate?
From April 2016, companies will be required to maintain a register of persons with significant control ("PSC") over that company.
UK
18 Apr 2016
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Can I Just Sign And Leave The Pages With You, For You To Date Later?
The reporting of the decision in Re Armstrong Brands by the High Court created some confusion. Many reports appear to suggest that a former director can bind a company, even after he has resigned as a director.
UK
5 Feb 2016
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Directors' Duties And ‘Proper Purpose'
A recent Supreme Court case has explored the exercise of directors' duties as codified under the Companies Act 2006 (the Act) and in particular the application of the so-called proper purpose test...
UK
4 Feb 2016
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Warning To Directors – Don't Get Caught Out By The Small Business Enterprise And Employment Act 2015
This article considers the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (the Act) and the measures the Act is due to implement, with a particular focus on directors' disqualification.
UK
13 Jul 2015
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Consultation On Implementation Of The Transparency Directive Amending Directive (2013/50/EU) And Other Disclosure Rule And Transparency Rule Changes
The Transparency Directive Amending Directive (TDAD) amends existing requirements around how companies disclose certain key information...
UK
11 May 2015
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Changes To The Companies Act: What Directors Need To Know
You may be forgiven in thinking that there cannot be much in the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEEA) which is of direct relevance to companies.
UK
9 May 2015
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QCA/UHY Hacker Young Corporate Governance Behaviour Review
In December 2014 accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young and the Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) published their joint 2014 Corporate Governance Behaviour Review of small and mid-size companies.
UK
17 Feb 2015
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Quoted Companies Alliance Launches Its Latest Guide For Audit Committees
The Quoted Companies Alliance, the membership organisation which advocates the interests of small and mid-sized quoted companies (the QCA) has recently revised its latest Guide for Audit Committees.
UK
17 Feb 2015
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Small Business, Enterprise And Employment Bill
As we write, the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill is progressing through the committee stage of the House of Lords.
UK
17 Feb 2015
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Exceptions To The Ban On Corporate Directors
The Government consultation on the proposed prohibition of corporate directors closed 8th January 2015.
UK
9 Feb 2015
17
How Deloitte's Unusual CEO Selection Process Works
There has been much press coverage of the announcement on 15 August that Joe Echevarria is to retire from his post as CEO of Deloitte LLP (USA).
UK
12 Sep 2014
18
Improvements To The AIM Rules
Recent months have shown a marked increase in the number of companies coming to the London markets and the volume of funds raised for growth business.
UK
7 Jul 2014
19
Trust And Transparency
The government's recent discussion paper on "Transparency & Trust: Enhancing the Transparency of UK Company Ownership and Increasing Trust in UK Business" has thrown off some interesting issues.
UK
23 Oct 2013
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New Look Corporate Reporting: Encouraging Greater Disclosure Of A Board’s Strategic Thinking
The changes to narrative reporting for all companies (other than those subject to the small companies exemption) came into effect on 1 October 2013.
UK
22 Oct 2013
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