| Commentary

20.8 Records of decisions

| Commentary

20.8 Records of decisions

The Companies Act 2006 requires every company to arrange for minutes to be recorded of all proceedings at directors’ meetings and to keep those records for at least ten years from the date of the meeting1. If no minute of a particular meeting or item of business is taken, case law suggests that other evidence is admissible and the court will normally presume that all necessary board resolutions to enable a particular course of action by the company to be taken have in fact been passed2. This presumption is further reinforced by Section 40 of the

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