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Insight into Company Law

The course is called "Insight into Company Law" and can be attended by all English-speaking translators.

This comprehensive one-day course will consolidate and update any previous experience translators have in the area of company law.

During the course you will discuss legal forms of business, incorporation of companies and their constitution and governing bodies.

You will familiarise yourselves with corporate documents including Memorandum and Articles of Association, board minutes, Sale and Purchase Agreements, Power of Attorney and other relevant documents.

The course will be taught by a professional lawyer. 

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 9.45 – 10.00                Coffee and introductions

 10.00 – 11.00              Part 1 Corporate Structure.

1. Companies (private and public) compared to partnerships, LLPs and limited partnerships.

2. Registration of companies (procedure and documents, "off the shelf" companies).

3. Directors (the board, role, duties, powers, appointment and removal, quorum, declarations of interest, executive and non-executive directors).

 11.00 – 11.20              Coffee break

 11.20 -  12.20              Part 1 Corporate Structure – continued.

4. Shareholders. General Meetings. Ordinary and special resolutions.

5. Shares. Classes of shares. Transfer/issue of shares. Dividends.

6. Company insolvency. Liquidation and liquidators. Alternatives to liquidation.

 12.20 – 13.30              Lunch break

 13.30 – 14.30              Part 2 Corporate Documents.

1. The "Constitution". Memorandum and Articles of Association.

 Table A/Model Articles.

2. Board minutes.

3. General Meeting resolutions. Written resolutions.

4. Joint venture/shareholder agreements.

 14.30 – 14.50              Coffee break

 14.50 – 15.50              Part 2 Corporate Documents - continued.

5. Acquisition Agreements (heads of agreement, letter of intent, information request, sale and purchase agreement, disclosure letter, completion board minutes, completion agenda).

6. Powers of Attorney.

7. Service Agreements.