Aimed at those fulfilling the role of the Company Secretary in small to medium-sized organisations, company secretarial staff working in-house or in professional practice, this highly practical seminar will deepen your knowledge of current and relevant issues facing company secretarial teams. The seminar will focus on key developments in company law and corporate administration to ensure that Company Secretaries and their teams are equipped and ready to deal with legal and regulatory changes.
Who should attend?
- Company secretaries and their teams
- Finance directors and their teams
- Corporate governance managers and consultants
- Corporate administration specialists
- In-house lawyers
- Solicitors in practice
08.30 Registration with tea, coffee and light breakfast
09.05 Session One
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill 2014 - 2015 – what will it mean for you?
This session will cover the key points arising from SBEEB: beneficial ownership and the PSC register, changes to annual returns, director disqualification, bearer shares, corporate directors and the appointment of directors.
10.50 Session Two
Other hot topics including Q & As
Including an update on the Bribery Act, the role of the Company Secretary, company reporting and the strategic report, changes at Companies House, electronic board papers, the latest from Europe, FCA update and a summary of current issues affecting AIM and smaller listed companies.
12 noon close
CPD 2 hours
The format of the seminar will be practical and topical. All attendees will receive a comprehensive delegate pack.