Placing directors' duties on a
statutory footing opened the floodgates for debate about interpretation of
these duties as to whether the new statutory duties conflicted with the
old common law duties.
However, an overlooked issue is the
Last month the Chancery Division
used the power under s306 of the Companies Act 2006 to order a meeting of the
company. s306 states:
(1) This section applies if for any
reason it is impracticable-
(a) to call a meeting of the company in any...
Data collected and coded: It seems
like one of those moments where one sits back and reflects on what one has
done or an optimist may refer to as "accomplished".
After completing the coding of all the
fields in to an excel spreadsheet...
You may recall a few weeks ago a
post on the draft EU Directive proposing caps on multiple directorships on
banking boards (see here ) for
which I provided some anecdotal evidence from the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Fortunately (or some may
OK, so I am beginning to see the
light at the end of the data mining tunnel. Another two weeks and hopefully it
will be done.
Amid the data mining a recent blog
post from Robert Goddard on Corporate Law
and Governance noted that a report from The...
& Co . published results at the beginning of the year that evidenced
company executives do not feel the company strategies will lead to success. A
staggering 52% of those surveyed were of this opinion. The full survey and
results can be found...
As I mentioned in my previous blog I
would try to provide a bit more analysis on the report and discussion from the
conference. Today, I have taken time to review the first
stream and panel discussion from the conference and will highlight some of...