Measures have been announced to cut the list of ‘sensitive’ names for which startup companies must get approval.
Government consults on enhancing the transparency of UK company ownership and increasing trust in UK business.
A central registry of companies’ beneficial ownership is among government proposals to shake up UK company law.
The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act introduces key changes to the legal framework for directors’ remuneration in quoted companies.
A recent case brings clarity to the concept of de facto or “shadow” directorships.
From 6th April 2013 the scheme for the registration of charges created by companies is to be replaced.
From 28 April 2013, the model articles applying to companies will be amended to remove the provisions regarding termination of a director’s appointment on the grounds of mental health.
The government has published a revised draft of regulations in respect of the buyback of shares relating to employee share ownership arrangements.
Now is as good a time as any for businesses to take the opportunity to conduct a legal spring-clean.
The Government is planning to spare thousands of businesses from red tape after announcing the interim results from the Company and Commercial Law Red Tape Challenge.