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

Beaufort Client Campaign: Update 3

We are delighted to announce that PwC and the FSCS have substantially improved the plan for returning assets to clients of Beaufort Securities. Details of the new proposals can...

Access to Placings for Individual Investors

The FT, 7 June, publishes ShareSoc and the UK Shareholders’ Association joint letter about placings which exclude individual investors. We continue to urge all companies and their brokers and...

BEIS Consultation on Insolvency and Corporate Governance

We have submitted jointly with the UK Shareholders Association our response to the consultation on Insolvency and Corporate Governance. The response was written by  Cliff Weight – Director, UK...

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Latest Blogs

Hybrid AGMs and British Land

The British Land Plc (BLND) Annual General Meeting is coming up on the 17th July and I took the opportunity to review the agenda items as some are particularly...

The Quindell Story and the FRC

5 years on and the FRC has fined KPMG for its performance over Quindell. It has taken far too long. The settlement received a huge amount of coverage in...

Protecting Yourself Against Administrations

Investors now know that when your stockbroker goes into administration, your assets are not secure (or “ring fenced” as your contract with them often says) because they can be...

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Recent AGM Reports

FairFX Plc AGM 2018

Today I attended the annual general meeting of FairFX Plc at the central London offices of Bates Wells & Braithwell LLP. FairFX is a provider of foreign exchange payment...

Crossword Cybersecurity AGM 2018

This year’s Crossword Cybersecurity Plc (CCS) AGM was held at the offices of Shakespeare Martineau LLP, 6th Floor, 60 Gracechurch Street, London EC3V on Wednesday 30th May 2018 commencing...

Alliance Pharma AGM 2018

Alliance Pharma held their AGM at the offices of Buchanan Communications at 10am 24th May 2018. As this was my first ever AGM, I was intrigued as to what...

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Latest Newsletters

June 2018

Editorial, RBS AGM Shareholder Committee Vote, Protect your rights, act now!, UK private investment shows in 2018: the long and short of it, If the Feds Bust yer Broker,...

May 2018

Editorial, RBS – ShareSoc Letter to the Prime Minister, Persimmon, RBS AGM Voting Recommendations, Remuneration and Campaign Update, Revised Governance rules for AIM Companies, Beaufort Administration, Intercede and the...

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