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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
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From: UK Shareholders Association 25th April 2012
Thursday, 26 April 2012 - 12:44pm
21st April 2012
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
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.
Thursday, 15 March 2012 - 7:42pm
Following the Financial Times' report (March 15th, 2012), 'Opponents of FRC revamp thwarted', the UK Shareholders' Association has welcomed the news that the Financial Reporting Council is now independent from the professional bodies which did so...