Directors and company secretaries

Directors and company secretaries guidance:

This Practice Note considers the appointment and removal of alternate directors, their status, powers, duties and liabilities and authority to bind the company. The...

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BREXIT IMPACT: The UK corporate reporting framework may be affected by Brexit. For further details of its impact, see Practice Note: Brexit—accounts and reports. This...

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The UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) sets out standards of good governance in relation to board appointments and...

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BREXIT IMPACT: The information to be given when appointing a corporate secretary will be affected by Brexit. For further details, see Impact of Brexit on appointment of...

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BREXIT IMPACT: The information to be given when appointing a corporate director will be affected by Brexit. For further details, see Impact of Brexit on appointment of...

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This Practice Note outlines some of the key considerations when dealing with claims concerning company directors. It addresses the definition of a director, the likely...

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Definition A public company must have a company secretary (as required by section 271 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006)), who must have the requisite knowledge and...

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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: On 11 February 2019 the DWP published its response to the consultation ‘Protecting Defined Benefit Pension Schemes—A Stronger Pensions Regulator’...

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This Practice Note assumes the following: • the corporate vehicle for the joint venture is a private limited liability company • none of the shareholders of the joint...

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The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains provisions that require credit transactions for the benefit of directors, persons connected with directors and related...

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The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains provisions relating to the consequences of a failure to obtain the required members' approval of credit transactions made by a...

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Definition of 'director' The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) broadly defines a director as 'any person occupying the position of director, by whatever name called'. Within...

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A director who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in: • a proposed transaction or arrangement with the company of which they are a director, or • a...

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A director who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in: • a proposed transaction or arrangement with the company of which they are a director, or • a...

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A Alternate directorAn individual (whether another director or any other person) appointed by a director to exercise that director’s powers and carry out that director’s...

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This Practice Note describes the criminal offences that are of most relevance to company directors, and: • focuses on offences which an individual commits as a principal...

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