Three years after its enactment, the Companies Act 2006 finally comes into full effect on 1 October 2009. The 2006 Act is a large and significant piece of legislation which makes some important changes to company procedure and to the scope of directors' responsibilities. The Nabarro Corporate group has produced some materials to help prepare for full implementation.
Companies Act 2006: Nabarro materials
Companies Act 2006: a practical guide. This handy guide summarises the main changes as they affect directors and company secretaries.
Our "at a glance" checklist which gives an overview of some of the main changes introduced by the 2006 Act.
A table showing where in the 2006 Act you can find some of the more familiar sections of the Companies Act 1985.
A briefing note on the Shareholder Rights Directive, which became law in the UK on 3 August 2009.