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In Counsel Update - Winter 2017
In this update we will outline the most recent legal developments affecting your business, in particular, the Government's Green Paper on Corporate Governance Reform...
UK
17 Feb 2017
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The Future Direction Of Corporate Governance – "Something Must Be Done"
We live in a time of transition. Old assumptions and alliances are being challenged. Calm, reasoned, rational debate is lost in the cacophony.
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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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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UK Ahead Of The Curve On Transparency
Before the Fourth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive comes into force and shortly after the UK referendum vote, the European Commission has made a proposal to amend the directive...
UK
22 Jul 2016
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How Boards Can Maximise The Success Of A Company
The nomination committee plays a vital, but often understated role to ensuring that the board has and continues to have the necessary range of skills and expertise. It is critical for success of a company to have a strategy for the future...
UK
22 Jul 2016
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Theresa May Will Push For More Employee And Consumer Representation In Boardrooms
In the interview he discusses whether he was surprised to hear about Theresa May's plans - especially considering they came from a leading tory, as the reforms sound more reminiscent of a Labour or Liberal Democrat vision.
UK
22 Jul 2016
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Gunshots, Litigation And Heartbreak – Lessons In How To Avoid Disputes In Family Businesses
The death of Huang Jung- tu, Taiwanese founder of Mayfull's Food corporation, tragically resulted in a board room shootout and the death of two of his sons, following a bitter dispute over dividing the business empire.
UK
29 Jun 2016
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Pressure Is Building For A Renewed 2016 Shareholder Spring
2012 was the year it rained, save for those few brief weeks when London hosted the Olympic Games.
UK
14 Jun 2016
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Operating Under The PSC Regime
Last year the new Part 21A was introduced into the Companies Act 2006, creating a new regime for almost all companies incorporated in any part of the UK to create and maintain a register of people with significant control.
UK
20 May 2016
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PSC Register Regime Is Nearly Here
As we have been alerting you over the last two years, the new regime for registers of persons with significant control for UK affected entities is nearly upon us, and will commence on 6 April 2016.
UK
4 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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Improving The Quality Of Reporting By Smaller Listed And AIM Companies
The FRC's consideration of the reporting from the quoted SME sector is a three year project, looking for a "step change" in reporting.
UK
28 Oct 2015
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Testing The Limits: Drag Along Rights And Amendments Of Articles Of Association
In the recent Court of Appeal case of Arbuthnott v Bonnyman and others, the Court analysed, among others, the limits to the power of the majority shareholders to amend the company's articles of association.
UK
10 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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New Voting Guidelines
Each of the National Association of Pension Funds and Institutional Shareholder Services has recently published its guidelines for proxy voting for the 2015 season.
UK
17 Feb 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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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
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