2009 General Meetings: update

    September 2009

    In this update to our article of May 2009, we review the changes made to the Companies Act 2006 to implement the Shareholder Rights Directive and remind companies of the steps to be taken at annual general meetings to preserve the right to call other general meetings on 14 clear days' notice.

    In May 2008, international law firm Hammonds became a limited liability partnership. Hammonds LLP and its affiliated undertakings has offices in Birmingham, Leeds, London and Manchester in the UK, and in Berlin, Brussels, Beijing, Hong Kong, Madrid, Munich and Paris.