Corporate Matters — January 2014: schemes of arrangement — accidental failure to give notice
Does the accidental failure to send a notice of a shareholders meeting to all the shareholders necessarily render the meeting invalid?
Under sections 895 to 899 of the Companies Act 2006, the steps required to effect a valid scheme of arrangement are…
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