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

ShareSoc Launches Woodford Campaign

This is an official ShareSoc News item written by ShareSoc Director Cliff Weight Update 1, 19 Nov 2020, SHARESOC LAUNCHES WOODFORD CAMPAIGN  Our primary objectives are: to help Woodford investors seek...

Law Commission Publishes Scoping Paper Re Nominees, etc

The Law Commission have this morning published their scoping paper following their Review of Intermediated Securities. Here are the links Executive Summary (16 pages) Scoping Paper (201 pages) ShareSoc...

Progress For SVS Clients

Since our last report on the situation for clients of failed broker SVS Securities, I am pleased to report that there have been significant positive developments. Firstly, ITI Capital...

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Latest Blogs

Do Spivvy PE Funds IPO Their Investments at Inflated Prices? – and HM Treasury Consultation UK Listings Review

The AA 86% share price decline, coming on top of the Saga and Aston Martin makes me wonder if PE firms and others are exploiting those retail investors willing...

Report: Volex Webinar

I listened in to a Volex webinar on 11th November which was very well attended and presented. I have been a shareholder in Volex for some while and they...

Law Suit Launched Against Grant Thornton over Patisserie Valerie Audits

The Daily Telegraph and some other sources have reported that the liquidators of Patisserie Valerie (CAKE) have filed a claim in the High Court against Grant Thornton over the...

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Recent AGM Reports

British Smaller Companies VCT AGM 2020

I “attended” the British Smaller Companies VCT Annual General Meeting today via Zoom. This was yet another variant on the practice of virtual AGMs. But there were apparently about...

Northern 2 VCT AGM – A Totally Undemocratic Affair

I attended the Northern 2 VCT Annual General Meeting yesterday via Zoom. This was a most disappointing event. There were three directors physically present and Tim Levett gave an...

Oxford Technology VCT AGMs 2020

The 2020 Oxford VCT AGMs were held via a Zoom video conference on Thursday 9th July. Links to all four Annual Reports (year ending Feb 2020) can be found...

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Latest Newsletters

ShareSoc Informer – Issue 113

Editorial, Market Musings, SVS Special Administration, Learning from Sirius Minerals, Liverpool SIGnet Group Meeting, Avingtrans: Preliminary Results, Share Centre: The Future, FT Spoofing Article, The risks of holding leveraged...

ShareSoc Informer – Issue 112

MMT: what is modern monetary theory and will it work?, Should Investors Boycott Chinese Stocks?, Funds vs Investment Trusts, S&P 500, Gulf Marine Services: Lessons From a Failed Investment,...

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