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Company Compliance and Administration

Author: Douglas Armour

Published: August 2021 | ISBN: 9781860728266

Please note, this is the study text for the June 2024 and November 2024 exam sessions. 

All modules are published in the new digital format as PDF downloads. Study materials will not be available in print format. 

Designed for those on the journey to becoming a Chartered Governance Professional, our Company Compliance and Administration study text provides you with knowledge required to ensure a company acts with good governance principles and within local regulations.

It covers the role of company secretary and other board members; ensuring compliance with legislation; producing reports and maintaining documents and advice relating to shares and share capital.

This study text details all you need to know. It contains:

  • Worked examples and ‘Test Yourself’ questions with full, worked answers
  • Case studies and ‘Stop and Think’ scenarios to help you apply your knowledge
  • Comprehensive chapter summaries to aid your revision.

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  1. The role of the company secretary
  2. The directors
  3. Effective board practices
  4. The members
  5. Company compliance
  6. Annual or integrated report
  7. External audit
  8. Securities exchange listing regime
  9. Maintenance of records
  10. Company secretarial software
  11. Minutes and minute books
  12. Oversight by regulators
  13. Regulation and disclosure
  14. Meetings of shareholders and members
  15. Meetings of the board and its committees
  16. Shares, share capital, share register and debt capital

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