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Corporate weekly highlights—25 June 2020

Published on: 25 June 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate weekly highlights—25 June 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill passes report stage and third reading in House of Lords
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—impact on the AGMs of FTSE 350 and AIM 50 companies (1 March 2020–31 May 2020)
  • Companies House updates guidance on extensions for filings amid coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Government to scrutinise company takeovers in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Companies House adds change of constitution forms to temporary document upload service
  • Law Society updates virtual execution and e-signature guide during coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill—impact on CVAs
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate weekly highlights includes news of the progress through Parliament of the Corporate Governance and Insolvency Bill, the announcement of increased government powers to scrutinise certain foreign takeovers to ensure that they do not threaten the UK’s ability to combat public health emergencies and updated guidance on extensions for Companies House filings. We have also published analysis of how the AGM season has been affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic based on data from 170 FTSE 350 and AIM 50 companies. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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