General meetings

General meetings guidance:

General meetings The members of a private company can pass resolutions at general meetings of the company or by way of written resolution. The members of a public company...

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A member’s right to appoint a proxy is governed by the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006). In addition to the statutory provisions, companies are entitled to confer more...

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This Practice Note summarises the law in relation to calling a general meeting of a private company limited by shares or a public company limited by shares. It is also...

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Company records The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) sets out certain requirements relating to company records to be maintained by a company. Company records include any: •...

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As a corporation (as defined) has no physical presence, it must appoint an individual to attend and act on its behalf at a general meeting of a company in which it holds...

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This Practice Note summarises the rights members have in relation to general meetings (including annual general meetings (AGMs)). The note examines the members' rights...

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This Practice Note summarises the law relating to the steps involved in preparing, identifying recipients and sending a notice of general meeting. It covers the form and...

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A general meeting must satisfy certain requirements set out in the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) and the company's articles of association. These requirements include...

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Click here to download the latest Shareholder Activism & Engagement 2019 report 2019, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following...

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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidelines and market practice in relation to holding a general meeting. It is suitable for use by both practitioners and company...

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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidelines and market practice in relation to holding a general meeting of a private company or an unlisted public company. A...

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A ABISee Association of British Insurers. Accounts meetingThe particular general meeting of the company at which its annual accounts and reports are (or are to be) laid...

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Part 14 of the Companies Act 2006 (the CA 2006) and the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (PPERA 2000) contain provisions which control: • political...

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This Practice Note summarises the filings and notifications to be carried out by a company following the conclusion of a general meeting or annual general meeting (AGM)....

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This Practice Note summarises the law relating to quorum requirements for a company’s general meeting or annual general meeting (AGM) and discusses the minimum quorum...

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The agreement of the members of a company is required to make certain changes to a company, such as amending its constitution, name or share capital, or for the company...

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