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Table A articles and the death of a sole shareholder-director

When a sole shareholder-director dies, his or her personal representatives will need to appoint a new director to manage the company and register the transfer of the deceased's shares. If your company has articles based on Table A, the default more...

Date of registration of share transfers

One of the questions ICSA is frequently asked, particularly around the turn of each tax year, is: ‘what date should be shown in the company's share register as the date of a share transfer?’ The simple answer to more...

Companies House applications to make a usual residential address unavailable for public inspection

Companies House has implemented the Companies (Disclosure of Address) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/528), which makes it easier for company directors and others to apply more...

Recent Changes

Appendix 1.12 Charitable incorporated organisations

Updated to reflect the 2017 regulations allowing charitable companies to convert to CIO status.

3.7 Conditions for listing

Updated to reflect the January 2018 changes to the conditions for a premium listing of equity shares in LR6.

3.8.2 Special rules where a company has a controlling shareholder

Updated to reflect the January 2018 changes to the conditions for a premium listing of equity shares in LR6.

3.11 Definitions of markets and exchanges used in legislation

References to market definitions from MiFID replaced with those from MiFID 2. New definition of an SME growth market added as a consequence of MiFID 2.

3.13 Other markets

Text on the NEX Exchange updated and definition of MTFs updated to refer to MiFID 2.