Members' meetings and resolutions

Members' meetings and resolutions 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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This Practice Note summarises the law relating to the steps involved in preparing, identifying recipients and sending a notice of an annual general meeting (AGM). It...

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This Practice Note summarises the law relating to the steps involved in preparing, identifying recipients and sending a notice of an annual general meeting (AGM). It...

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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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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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The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) provides how documents or information can be validly sent or supplied to a company (as defined). For information on communications sent...

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The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) provides how documents or information can be validly sent or supplied by a company (as defined) in electronic form. If the company is...

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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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The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) provides how documents or information can be validly sent or supplied by a company (as defined) in hard copy form. For information on...

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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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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidelines and market practice relating to the holding of an annual general meeting (AGM). It is suitable for use by both...

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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidelines and market practice relating to the holding of an annual general meeting (AGM). It is suitable for use by both...

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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 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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This Practice Note examines shareholder activism in UK companies with a premium or a standard listing of equity shares on the London Stock Exchange (a listed company) and...

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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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This guidance, dated July 2003 and updated in 2013, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI) in association...

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This guidance, dated August 2004 and updated in 2013, was produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI),...

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This guidance, dated January 2014, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), is intended to assist...

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The aim of Part 9 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) is to make it easier for indirect investors both to receive regular company information and to exercise governance...

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This guidance, dated November 2008, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), covers the Companies Act 2006...

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This guidance, dated August 2004 and updated in 2013, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), covers best...

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This guidance, dated February 2002 and updated in 2013, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), gives...

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This guidance, dated December 2003 and updated in 2013, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), explains...

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This guidance, dated November 2004, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), explains the procedure for...

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This guidance, dated September 1996, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), reflects what is generally...

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Ownership and voting at the modern listed public company According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the UK stock market was worth approximately £2.04 trillion...

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