Companies Act 2006: A Guide for Private Companies
Why should you buy Companies Act 2006: A Guide for Private Companies
Companies Act 2006: A Guide for Private Companies is a concise and practical guide for private companies, explaining the procedures, obligations and liabilities of complying with the requirements of the Act.
This second edition has been thoroughly updated to take account of changes and issues arising since the Act received Royal Assent. It includes:
- A complete update of the chapter on implementation and transitional provisions, providing commentary on partial implementation and issues arising
- An updated chapter on decisions of directors to take account of the latest drafts of the model articles due to come into force in October 2009
Each chapter contains a separate section summarising the major differences between the new and previous law, and giving the implementation date for that provision. The appendix of commencement dates has also been updated.
Table of contents
Introduction and Background to the 2006 Act
Company Formation and Types of Company
Legal Capacity, the Articles and the Company's Constitution - What can the Company do and how?
Directors, their Duties, and the Optional Company Secretary
Decisions of the Directors
Decisions of the Members (Shareholders)
Annual Compliance - Registers, Records, Annual Return and Accounts
Share Capital - Issue, Transfer and Other Matters
Event Related Compliance
Striking off Companies
Coming onto Force and Application to Existing Companies
Table of Origins
Table of Destinations
Companies Act 2006 - Commencement Table - Summary
Table of Main Changes to Annual and Event Driven Compliance for Private Companies
Useful Contacts Details and Web Addresses