Company Meetings and Resolutions: Law, Practice, and Procedure

Hardcover | March 28, 2013

byLeslie Kosmin, Catherine Roberts

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This new edition is the only work solely dedicated to the law of company meetings of solvent public and private companies. The new edition is written by an author team of great authority who have specialized in Company Law throughout their careers.The second edition brings the analysis of the law on company meetings and resolutions up to date following the coming into force of all provisions under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 06). This includes in particular the amendments made to existing legislation by the Companies (Shareholders Rights)Regulations 2009 concerning the expanded rights of shareholders in relation to meetings of traded companies. Since the publication of the first edition there have been seventeen new legislative provisions inserted into CA 06, Pt 13 which are now analysed in the text. In addition, a new chapter hasbeen included to provide analysis and interpretation on the final version of the 2006 Model Articles.Although the work is mainly organized by topic (e.g. written resolutions of private companies, notice of meetings, circulas, quorum, proxies, and corporate representatives, the role of the chairman, minutes), a section-by-section commentary is included together with the text of CA 06, Pt 13, thepart of the CA 06 which relates specifically to the law of company meetings and resolutions. The inclusion of this section provides readers with very detailed interpretation of the meaning of the legislation making the book a comprehensive and invaluable reference source.This book is the leading authority on the law of company meetings and resolutions and all practitioners advising on this topic will find this an invaluable tool for desk research as well as a handy companion at company meetings.

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This new edition is the only work solely dedicated to the law of company meetings of solvent public and private companies. The new edition is written by an author team of great authority who have specialized in Company Law throughout their careers.The second edition brings the analysis of the law on company meetings and resolutions up ...

Leslie Kosmin QC has been a barrister in practice in the field of Company Law at Erskine Chambers from 1977 - 2011. He was called to the Bar in 1976 and was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1994. He is Deputy High Court Judge and Master of the Bench of the Middle Temple. He will lead the teaching of a module on company litigation as part o...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:610 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.98 inPublished:March 28, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199665125

ISBN - 13:9780199665129

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Part I - Meetings of Members1. The Concept of a Meeting and Quorum2. Notice of Meetings of Members3. Circulars to Members and Members' Statements4. The Annual General Meeting5. Meetings Requested by Members6. Meeting of Members Ordered by the Court7. The Role of the Chairman8. Proxies and Corporate Representatives9. Voting10. Exercise of Members' Rights11. Resolutions and Amendments12. Adjournment13. Class Meetings and Class Consents14. Meetings for the Purpose of Schemes of Arrangement15. Written Resolutions of Private Companies16. Minutes of General Meetings and Decisions of Members17. The Company Communication Provisions including Electronic CommunicationsPart II - Meetings of Directors18. Introduction to Directors' Meetings and Directors' Duties19. Notice, Agenda, and Quorum for Meetings of Directors20. The Role of the Chairman at the Meetings of Directors21. Minutes of Meetings of DirectorsPart III - Commentary on the Provisions of the Companies Act 2006, Part 13, Sections 281 to 36122. Commentary on the Provisions of the Companies Act 2006, Part 13, Sections 281 to 361Part IV - Annotation of 1985 Table A Regulations relating to Meetings of Members and Proceedings of Directors23. Annotation of 1985 Table A Regulations relating to Meetings of Members and Proceedings of Directors24. Text of and Commentary on New Model Articles for Public and Private Companies