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Planning for a no deal Brexit

It is becoming increasingly difficult to discount the possibility of a no deal Brexit. The Government has been preparing contingency plans for such a scenario for over two years. In this article we look at effect those plans may have on company law. Over more...

Audit and the ‘expectations gap’

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published a paper on the expectations gap in scope and purpose of audits as an appendix to its further consultation on its ongoing audit market study. The CMA views the impact of a possible expectations more...

Government unveils proposals for consumer protections when companies collapse

The Government has announced that it is prepared to consider new laws to protect consumers who have already paid for products but not received them when businesses go. Business Secretary Greg Clark confirmed that the Government more...

Recent Changes

Appendix 10.2 Table of company forms and 19.17 Voluntary striking off

Updated to reflect that form DS01 can now be web-filed.

11.17 Directors' duties under the Companies Act 2006

New para. 11.17.3 added covering the GC100 Group guidance on stakeholder considerations under s. 172.

12.10A.2 Gender diversity

Updated to reflect the Hampton-Alexander Review's 2018 report and to cross refer to the strategic report requirements.

12.15A Directors' remuneration policy and 12.5B Directors' remuneration report

Updated to reflect changes introduced by the Companies (Miscellaneous Reporting) Regulations 2018 for financial years commencing on or after 1 January 2019.

12.17 Guidance on remuneration

Updated to reflect the Investment Association's latest Principles of Remuneration.