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Companies Act 2006

A Guide for Private Companies

£85.00

A concise and practical guide for private companies, explaining the procedures, obligations and liabilities of complying with the requirements of the Act.

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£85.00
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.
  • 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 - 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

Appendices

  • 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
"a handy guide particularly for those who need to refer to the Act quickly ... a good guide for private companies seeking explanations or guidance on the procedures, obligations and liabilities"
 Business Law Review

 
"commended for turning a large and complex Act into a simple, easy to read reference"

 Business Law Review

 "clear and easy for non-specialists to understand"
 Times Higher Education

 
"invaluable ... an accessible and worthwhile resource for managers and directors ... informative ... clear and concise ... a "hands on" tool for busy professionals ... succeeds in presenting often complex changes in a style which will be readily accessible to those who need it most ... highly useful text ... it represents a worthwhile investment"
 
International Journal of Law and Management

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