What are statutory registers?

What are statutory registers?

Under the provisions of the Companies Act 2006 (the CA) all companies and limited liability partnerships (LLPs) must keep a set of registers which are available for inspection. The regulations as to who has a right to inspect the registers or receive copies, the...
Buy-back of shares in a Private Limited Company

Buy-back of shares in a Private Limited Company

When might a company wish to buy-back its own shares? A company may, under the provisions of its articles of association or under the provisions of its shareholders agreement, set out within the transfer provisions that on any proposed transfer of shares or on certain...
Dissenting Directors -A warning not to go public

Dissenting Directors -A warning not to go public

Disagreeing company directors take note: don’t spill the beans outside the boardroom or you risk facing the courtroom.  Dissenting directors tempted to go public could, as a recent ruling emphasises, risk breaching a number of company law responsibilities. Boardroom...
GDPR News – Data Breach

GDPR News – Data Breach

Within the past week, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has signalled its intent to crack down on breaches of data protection law by issuing record fines to two companies. The ICO have issued both Marriott International and British Airways with notices of...
Bribery Act Review: Encouraging news for businesses of all sizes

Bribery Act Review: Encouraging news for businesses of all sizes

The Bribery Act 2010 is well bedded down in English law, but is it causing any unanticipated problems for the business community?  A review of the Act1, conducted by a House of Lords select committee and published in March this year, has concluded that the Government...