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Company Secretarial Practice Online

The UK’s leading company secretarial information resource. CSP gives you detailed explanation and commentary on all aspects of company law and corporate governance, covering all the events that can occur in the life of a UK limited company from incorporation through to winding up. View more...

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Latest News

White Paper on the Great Repeal Bill

On 29 March 2017, Prime Minister Theresa May gave notice under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union of the UK’s intention to leave the EU. The following day the Department for Exiting the European Union published a White more...

FCA proposes amendments to Prospectus Rules and Listing Rules

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has proposed changes in CP 17/6: Quarterly Consultation Paper No. 16 (published in March 2017) to:

  • the Prospectus Rules in anticipation of new directly more...

Responses to the Green Paper on Governance

In this week’s article we summarise the responses of the Investment Association and ICSA: more...

Recent Changes

12.22A Auditor appointment and tendering

Updated to reflect revised FRC best practice notes on audit tenders.

Appendix 14.2 Matters requiring members' approval under the Companies Act 2006 and other legislation

Companies Act section on share capital updated to include two requirements from the 8th Companies Act Commencement Order.

Presentational changes to Chapters 1 to 4 and 10

Sub-paragraph headings in Chapters 1 to 4 and 10 have been numbered to facilitate more accurate cross-referencing. This feature will be replicated in the remaining chapters in subsequent updates.

Useful resources section

We have added a link on the Home and Contents pages to a new Useful Resources section, which provides quick access to popular features and some hidden gems.

Easier navigation to precedents and appendices

We have added drop-down lists at the top of each page to enable users to navigate more easily to the precedents and appendices associated with the chapter they are viewing.