TITLE

The Company Law Reform Bill simplifies existing law and makes directors more accountable

AUTHOR(S)
Alexopoulos, Ioannis
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;12/5/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 47, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explains that the Company Law Reform Bill which has been placed before the British Parliament on November 3, 2005 will simplify current law and makes directors of corporations to be more accountable. It is being praised for eliminating outdated rules and providing an annual savings for businesses of 250 million pounds sterling.
ACCESSION #
19354705

 

Related Articles

  • B.C. Paves the way for Community Contributions Companies. Broder, Peter // LawNow;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p62 

    The article focuses on the British Columbia's (BC) Community Contributions Co. (CCC), the first Canadian legislation which permits the establishment of an innovative type of corporate entity in the province. It says that the characteristics of CCC are related to the new types of corporations and...

  • Changes in Jersey's company law. Keenan, Denis // Accountancy;Nov76, Vol. 87 Issue 999, p65 

    The article reports on the proposed changes to company law in Jersey. Modifications which would affect business operations, including taxation, can be considered as enhancements even though they may be regarded by others as a disabling factor in the use of Jersey as a tax haven. Articles of the...

  • Pending Antibusiness Legislation.  // Caribbean Business;6/3/2004, Vol. 32 Issue 24, p18 

    Lists several pending antibusiness legislative bills that would affect businesses in Puerto Rico. HB 4821; SB 2635; HB 4570; SB 1497; SB 2817.

  • The kill bill. Hall, Gordon // Lawyer;7/5/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 26, p20 

    Comments on the proposed corporate killing legislation in Great Britain. Key stumbling blocks to the Home Office bill; Legal experts and industry spokepersons questioning whether legislation was required at all.

  • EP votes on improved regulation taskforce.  // Employers Law;May2006, p5 

    The article reports on the proposals to improve regulations imposed by the European Union (EU). The proposals are designed to make EU regulations more business-friendly, relevant and easier to understand. If passed, European lawmakers could be forced to establish a British-style better...

  • The Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 1998.  // Accountancy;Dec1998, Vol. 122 Issue 1264, p86 

    The article reports on the introduction of a bill to consolidate and amend the Companies Act 1956 in India. An Ordinance was signed in October 1998 to introduce some of the provisions of the bill with immediate effect. The ordinance includes provisions on the buy-back of shares and...

  • Companies (amendment) Act (no 2) 1998.  // Accountancy;Dec1998, Vol. 122 Issue 1264, p87 

    The article reports on the amendments made to the Companies Act of 1965 in Malaysia. The amendments include the purchase of own shares, share options, register of share options, and substantial shareholdings.

  • BOESKY TAILWINDS. McLaughlin, John // National Review;12/31/1986, Vol. 38 Issue 25, p25 

    Comments on the anti-takeover bill proposed before the U.S. Congress in 1986 which traces its origins from the Ivan Boesky insider-trading scandal. Status of the bill being considered by the Judiciary Committee; Scope and application of the bill; Provisions regulating corporate hostile...

  • Bill will stop rogue directors, says DTI.  // Accountancy;Jan2000, Vol. 125 Issue 1277, p12 

    This article reports that the Great Britain Department of Trade and Industry's Insolvency Bill will help in the Insolvency Service's campaign against rogue directors of corporations. A "fast-track" option will avoid lengthy court cases by letting businessmen make a voluntary decision not to...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics