Shackleton on the Law and practice of Meetings, 13th Edition


Author: Madeleine Cordes, John Pugh-Smith
Publication Date: 2016, 13th South Asian Edition
ISBN: 9789384746483
Format: Hardcover

Categories: , Product ID: 9863


Shackleton is the essential handbook to company and non-company meeting law and practice. It logically addresses the practicalities of organizing meetings at all levels, from the annual general meeting to specialized committee meetings, providing invaluable advice on all aspects of the processes involved, from venue selection to preparation and convening, conduct and minute taking, and adjournment.

TABLE OF CONTENTS of Shackleton on the Law and Practice of Meetings, 13th Edition
Part 1 Public Meetings
The Legal Right
Breach of the Peace and other aspects of Criminal Law
The Maintenance of Order
A Public Meeting
Part II Meetings for the Transaction of Business

Convening the Meeting
Constitution and Adjournment of the Meeting
The Conduct of the Meeting
The Committee System
The Principles of Natural Justice
Part III Meetings Relating to Companies

Section A: Introduction

Applicable Law and Other Matters
Section B: Meeting of Members

Members’ Meetings: Status and Convention
Constituting a Members’ Meeting
Members’ Meetings: Attendance and Voting
Members’ Meetings: Resolutions
Members’ Meetings: Minutes
Class Meetings
Meetings under s 425 (Compromises and Arrangements)
Meetings of Members of Companies: Examples in Practice
Section C: Meetings Relating to Directors

Powers and Duties of Directors
Appointment to and Departure from Office
Constitution and Conduct of Directors’ Meetings
Board Meetings: Examples in Practice
Section D: Meetings in Company Insolvency Situations

Meetings in Insolvency Situations, Short of Winding Up
Meetings in Insolvency Situations, Winding Up
Proxies and Company Representation in an Insolvency
Members’ Voluntary Winding Up
Part III Meetings of Local Authorities

Local Authorities and Other Bodies – Access to Meetings and Information
Part V Defamatory Statements

Defamatory Statements


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