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Monday, 11 June 2012 - 11:37am

This message was send to UKSA by our associates Euroshareholders who are lobbying on behalf of individual holders of Greek Bonds. If you are unfortunate enough to own any please contact Aleksandra direct. Click on the file link below for more...

Saturday, 9 June 2012 - 5:45pm

The UKSA policy team is increasingly concerned about takeovers by ‘schemes of arrangement’. Vodafone’s bid for CWW is yet another. This form of takeover, under Part 26 of the Companies Act, enables an acquirer to secure 100% of the...

Wednesday, 16 May 2012 - 3:32pm

The latest edition has just been published. Contents include:

The Kay Review – an update and some matters to ponder
The UKSA Website – a guide.
Boardroom Remuneration – a gathering storm or a flash in the pan?...

Wednesday, 9 May 2012 - 12:22pm

To: The Kay Review
Department for Business Industry & Skills, Spur1, Floor 3, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0ET
From: UK Shareholders Association 25th April 2012

Dear Sirs,

Further to...

Thursday, 26 April 2012 - 12:44pm

21st April 2012
Bankers Pay

The subject of bankers’ pay has been much in the news recently. As most if not all UKSA members will share much of the public outrage at the high amounts paid, sometimes seemingly unrelated to company...

Thursday, 26 April 2012 - 12:17pm

UKSA's views sought on issues raised by Thomson Reuters
April 10/11 2012

Eric Chalker, UKSA director and policy co-ordinator, was interviewed by Sudip Kargupta of Thomson Reuters following press reports of a potential sale of RBS...

Monday, 2 April 2012 - 7:18pm

UKSA is delighted to appear in a recent piece in The Scotsman, from Bill Jamieson, titled: Size matters ... in so many intriguing ways. Bill was recently guest speaker of the Scottish regional branch of UKSA in Edinburgh and had this to...

Sunday, 1 April 2012 - 4:12pm

The Auditing Practices Board (APB) of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is calling for more professional scepticism in the conduct of company audits. This reflects repeated representations made to the FRC by UKSA, most strongly in a written...

Wednesday, 28 March 2012 - 8:40pm

In the last week of March 2012, Alistair Blair used his regular 'No Free Lunch' article in Investors Chronicle to press for the...

Saturday, 17 March 2012 - 6:52pm

The March issue of The Private Investor reports on an EU Regulation heading this way that will require the eventual abolition of share certificates, by a process called 'dematerialisation'. This raises serious questions.

Those investors...