Company records—a company's statutory registers
Company records—a company's statutory registers

The following Corporate guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Company records—a company's statutory registers
  • Location of company records at a single alternative inspection location (SAIL)
  • Option to keep information on central register
  • Register of members
  • Rectification of the register of members
  • Register of directors
  • PSC register
  • Register of directors' residential addresses
  • Register of secretaries

BREXIT IMPACT: Several aspects of the PSC regime will be affected by Brexit, including:

  1. the availability of the Societas Europaea (SE) in the UK. For further details see Practice Note: Brexit—European entities

  2. references to regulated markets in the EEA in Part 21A of the Companies Act 2006, which will be amended in accordance with paragraphs 10 and 11 of Schedule 1 to The Companies, Limited Liability Partnerships and Partnerships (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (SI 2019/348) (the EU Exit Regulations)

  3. references to the EEA in Schedule 2 to The Companies (Disclosure of Address) Regulations 2009 and Schedule 4 to The Register of People with Significant Control Regulations 2016, which will be amended in accordance with paragraphs 9, 10, 13 and 14 of Schedule 2 to the EU Exit Regulations

  4. references to regulated markets and the EEA in regulations 2 and 3, and in Schedule 5 to The Scottish Partnerships (Register of People with Significant Control) Regulations 2017, which will be amended in accordance with paragraphs 15–18 of Schedule 2 to the EU Exit Regulations

The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) requires companies to keep the following statutory registers:

  1. the register of members

  2. the register of directors

  3. the register of people with significant control (the PSC register)

  4. the register of directors' residential addresses, and

  5. the register of secretaries

This practice note considers