- Corporate weekly highlights—26 September 2019
- In this issue:
- Brexit Bulletin—Supreme Court declares prorogation of Parliament unlawful, void and of no effect
- Corporate governance
- Financial Reporting Council advises companies on cash disclosure for investors
- New board to discuss improving diversity among FTSE 350 executives
- ICSA renamed The Chartered Governance Institute
- Restructuring and insolvency for corporate lawyers
- Thomas Cook collapse—is court-ordered liquidation the new administration?
- Thomas Cook liquidated by special manager, not government administration
- Clause bank for corporate lawyers—execution
- The validity of electronic signatures and implications of its legality
- Additional Corporate updates this week
- Parr v Keystone Healthcare Ltd
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This week’s edition of Corporate highlights includes analysis of the Supreme Court judgment declaring prorogation of Parliament unlawful and void, as well as analysis of the circumstances surrounding the liquidation of Thomas Cook. It also contains news of the FRC’s recent report on cash disclosures by companies; a new board of industry professionals aiming to promote diversity among FTSE 350 executives; and a name change by ICSA. In addition, consideration is given to the Law Commission’s recent statement that electronic signatures (e-signatures) are valid and the Court of Appeal’s decision in Parr v Keystone Healthcare Ltd and others relating to the recovery of unauthorised profits from a director.
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