NEWS

wpe68b4667_05_06This page contains news from ShareSoc that is of interest to private investors including all of our past press releases and responses to consultations (look under “Latest News”).  The latest announcements are at the top of the list.  The right hand side of the page also shows our latest Blog posts (with a link to our full blog) for more topical news and comment and our recent Twitter tweets can be seen below. Our regular newsletters (see Newsletters) also contain some news items and more in-depth analyses. Don’t forget to join ShareSoc, if you have not already done so, so that you can receive those newsletters when they are issued.

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Latest News

Firmer, faster, more transparent action needed by FRC, we tell Kingman

UKSA and ShareSoc responded jointly to Sir John Kingman’s review of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC). We summarised our assessment of the FRC’s current strengths and weaknesses and made...

Beaufort Client Campaign: Update 4

Following much hard work by the creditors’ committee, PwC has now drafted an official distribution plan, in line with our previously stated understanding. Full details of the plan can...

Dowd Report On Cost Of Guarantees Linked To Equity Release Mortgages

Press Release 105 – Joint Press Release from UKSA and ShareSoc on behalf of individual investors Dowd Report On Cost Of Guarantees Linked To Equity Release Mortgages UKSA-ShareSoc welcome the...

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Latest Blogs

House of Fraser Pre-Pack – Is It Such a Great Deal?

The acquisition of House of Fraser by Sports Direct is a typical “pre-pack” administration. In administration one minute, sold the next. The national media promptly welcomed it as the...

Clarification re Stock Lending and platform pooled nominee accounts

Kevin Taylor, a ShareSoc member, has pointed out to me in relation to my article page 12 of ShareSoc’s August newsletter, that stock-lending simply does not (should not under FCA rules)...

Stopping Another Beaufort Case

Readers are probably aware of the administration of stockbroker Beaufort, how PwC are running up enormous bills to the disadvantage of creditors and how they also claimed to be...

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Recent AGM Reports

Synairgen AGM 2018

I attended the Synairgen AGM last Friday (June 22nd 2018), which was held at the offices of Fladgate LLP, 16 Great Queen Street, London. For investors who is unfamiliar...

Ergomed AGM 2018

This year’s Ergomed AGM was held at the offices of Covington & Burling LLP, 265 Strand, London WC2R 1BH starting at 9.30am on Tuesday 12 June 2018. For Investors...

Loopup AGM 2018

This year’s Loopup AGM was held on Friday 15th June 2018  commencing at 14:30, the venue was at  Panmure Gordon, 1 New Change, London EC4M 9AF. For Investors who are...

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Latest Newsletters

August 2018

Editorial, Beaufort Client Campaign, Please Allow Us to Keep in Touch, Hedging Against Brexit, Royal Mail Remuneration, Voting at General Meetings – Link Asset Services, FRC Developments, Investment Platforms...

July 2018

Editorial, Radio 4 File on 4 – Shorting Shares, Whose company is it anyway?, London Value Investors Conference, Should Trust Managers Attempt to Unseat the Board in a Dispute...

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