Month: November 2009

Companies Act 2006: A Reminder of New Provisions Affecting Private Companies

This summary only covers some of the new provisions affecting private companies and is not intended to constitute specific legal advice. MEMORANDUM The memorandum of association (memorandum) of a company formed under the 2006 Act looks very different from that of companies formed under the 1985 Act. The objects clause has been abolished and the …   Read more

Government Publishes Consultation Document on TV Product Placement

On 9 November the Department of Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS) published a consultation document on product placement in television, taking another significant step towards the legalisation and introduction of this practice in the UK. The Audiovisual Media Services Directive, which must be implemented in the UK by 19 December, defines product placement as “any …   Read more