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Lexis®PSL Corporate weekly highlights—26 May 2016

Published on: 26 May 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Lexis®PSL Corporate weekly highlights—26 May 2016
  • In this issue:
  • Headlines (News updates & analysis)
  • Company secretarial—company administration
  • Corporate governance—the corporate governance regime
  • Corporate governance—leadership and effectiveness
  • Equity capital markets—Market Abuse Regulation
  • Relevant updates from other practice areas
  • Cases
  • Blomqvist v Zavarco plc; Blomqvist v Peng and others
  • More...

Article summary

Welcome to the weekly highlights from the Lexis®PSL Corporate team for the week ending 26 May 2016, which provides news updates and a comprehensive list of dates for your diary. This week’s edition includes updates on a new consultation from ICSA: The Governance Institute on the practice of minuting board and committee meetings; a letter from the Investment Association on the issue of companies who have made significant changes to their profit expectations or reduced their dividend policy following the appointment of new management; the Financial Reporting Council’s feedback statement on its ‘UK Board Succession Planning’ discussion paper consultation; the latest Financial Conduct Authority Primary Market Bulletin, on notifications under the Market Abuse Regulation. It also includes a Companies Court judgment finding that the claimant could rely on estoppel to prevent the first defendant company alleging that the claimant’s shares in it were unpaid and finding that the issue of shares to another company had been valid (Blomqvist v Zavarco plc; Blomqvist v Peng and others) and a Chancery Division judgment raising a number of points in relation to the proper appointment of a director and informal amendment of the articles of association (The Sherlock Holmes International Society Limited v Aidiniantz). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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