A Guide to The Companies Act 2006

Author: Saleem Sheikh
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134103638
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An easy to use guide to the Companies Act 2006 and packed full of helpful features, this book provides detailed commentary on the new Companies Act. Offering a chapter by chapter analysis of the legal and practical implications of the Act, the author traces the background to the act, considering the various Consultation Documents and White Papers issued by the Government, the proposals for company law reform and their culmination in the Company Law Reform Act. It contains: helpful checklists for the busy practitioner section by section commentary useful appendices of materials and extracts on an accompanying Companion Website. This is an invaluable and handy resource for undergraduate students and practitioners studying or working in business and company law.

Palmer s Company Law

Author: Geoffrey Morse
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell
ISBN: 9781847030016
Format: PDF, ePub
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Practical, up-to-date, annotated guide to the new Companies Act 2006.

Blackstone s Guide to the Companies Act 2006

Author: Alan Steinfeld
Publisher: Blackstone Press
ISBN: 9780199217106
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This new Blackstone's Guide provides the complete text of the Companies Act 2006, together with a clear explanation of the legislation and its impact. The Companies Act is a major piece of legislation - comprising 1300 sections and 16 schedules. It represents an attempt to reform company law for the 21st century in accordance with the Government's stated objectives of encouraging small companies, promoting shareholder involvement and fostering a long term investment culture. It puts whole areas of company law which are the product of the common law such as directors' duties and derivative actions on a statutory basis for the first time, and implements EU Directives on Takeovers and Transparency Obligations. The 2006 Act almost completely consolidates companies legislation in one place with only a few minor provisions remaining in the 1985 Act. This Guide provides a clear analysis of the new legislation, explaining both its genesis and likely effect. The authors adopt a topic-based approach, focussing on the most important changes and developments for both private and public companies. The Blackstone's Guide Series delivers concise and accessible books covering the latest legislative changes and amendments. Published soon after enactment, they offer timely and expert commentary on the meaning and effects of the legislation, plus a copy of the Act itself. The Guides are a cost-effective solution to key information needs and are the perfect companion for anypractitioner needing to get up to speed with the latest changes.

Companies Act 2006

Author: Gary Scanlan
Publisher: Law Society Publishing
ISBN: 9781853285684
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The new Companies Act represents the most fundamental reform of company law for more than fifty years. The law on private companies will be comprehensively revised to make it easier to set up and run such a company. This timely book provides expert commentary on the key provisions of the Act, and how they will affect the practice of company law.

Companies Act 2006

Author: Peter Van Duzer
Publisher: Jordans Pub
ISBN: 9781846611339
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Companies Act 2006 is a concise and practical guide for UK private companies, explaining the procedures, obligations, and liabilities of complying with the UK 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 new chapter covering implementation and transitional provisions, providing commentary on partial implementation and issues arising. Additionally, it includes 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 in the UK. Each chapter contains a separate section summarizing 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. Contents: Introduction and background to the 2006 Act * Company formation and types of company * Company names * 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 â?? registers, annual return and annual accountants * Share capital - issue, transfer and other matters * Event related compliance * Striking off companies * Coming into force and application to existing companies * Implementation and transitional provisions â?¢ Appendices - including Commencement Table and Tables of Origins and Destinations

Hannigan and Prentice The Companies Act 2006

Author: Brenda Hannigan
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 9781405744492
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Companies Act 2006 contains some of the most far-reaching changes in company law for more than 150 years. This timely and practical guide to the new Act provides guidance on the key wide-ranging reforms of the new regime in an accessible format complete with detailed commentary. Written by an experienced, respected and successful author team, this title truly contains all you need to know about the new Companies Act.

Understanding Company Law

Author: Alastair Hudson
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351655566
Format: PDF, ePub
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Understanding Company Law is a lively introduction to the key principles of the Companies Act 2006 and modern company law. It takes a unique approach to the subject, which also encompasses the important and growing fields of securities regulation, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. This book covers all of the key topics that a student reader will encounter in any company law course. The discussion presents the key principles simply, before guiding the reader through the more complex issues that are often the focus of examinations in this subject. It also offers pathways into further reading, while injecting enjoyment back into the topic. In Understanding Company Law, Professor Hudson provides a straightforward guide to the law, while providing context, detailed analyses of the leading cases, and no little humour. The second edition covers key recent changes and developments in company law, both case law and statutory, including: two recent Supreme Court decisions on piercing the corporate veil, VTB Capital plc v Nutritek International Corp and others and Prest v Petrodel Resources Limited & Others, and an analysis of the Conservative government's Green Paper on Corporate Governance. Online support Visit the author's website at www.alastairhudson.com to find podcasts of specially recorded lectures covering the basic principles and an audiobook version of this text.