In company law those who hold the majority of shares "rule" the company. This has been the case since the court in Foss v Harbottle (1843) 2 Hare 46 recognised the principle. If the majority have made a decision to take or not take certain action...
The European Commission has recently
published a press
release announcing plans to revise the Markets in Financial Instruments
Directive (MiFID) in the form of a Directive and a Regulation.
The aim is to ensure all trading venues have to "play...
UEA is soon to hold its 7th Annual Conference on competition
This is an international conference on 'Consumers in Competition Policy' taking
place on the 16th and 17th June.
The conference looks at provide answers to some interesting...
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...
The Queen's Bench Division recently passed judgment in
Cambridge v Makin  EWHC 12 (QB) available here . The
case made reference to but did not decide upon a director's conflict of
interest including a conflict of duties.
The European Commission announced that there will be
in Brussels 16-17th May.
This two day conference will cover areas including:
1) Corporate mobility and European company law
2) A European Model Company Act
3) Workers' participation...
discussion about a year long inquiry by the High Pay Commission as to
executive remuneration is available on the BBC
website . The full report can be found here .
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Also, see here for the full business...