Authoritative guidance on the law and practice of managing formal meetings.
Shackleton on the Law and Practice of Meetings is a leading resource on the law and practice of both company and local authority meetings, providing a complete statement of the law with detailed practical guidance.
• Discusses the legal implications of public and private meetings
• Deals with company specific forms of meetings such as members’ meetings, director’s meetings and shareholder meetings
• Explains the resolution process and how one is reached in the context of company meetings
• Directs the reader to the appropriate requirements in statutory specific meetings under s.425 Companies Acts
• Provides ‘worked’ practice examples of company meetings
• Looks at the powers and roles of the directorship at director’s meetings
• Identifies what a defamatory statement is, how to report one and how to deal with one.
• Explains how to deal with breaches of the peace and how to maintain peace at meetings.